Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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Chapter 1 - Section 1.7 - Multiplication and Division of Real Numbers - Exercise Set - Page 85: 46

Answer

a.) $-30\times-\frac{1}{5}$ b.) 6

Work Step by Step

Find the multiplicative inverse of the divisor by switching the numerator and the denominator and keeping the sign the same. a.) $\frac{-30}{-5}=-30\times-\frac{1}{5}$ b.) $-30\times-\frac{1}{5}=6$

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