Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 7 - Section 7.2 - Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions - Exercise Set - Page 499: 35



Work Step by Step

$\frac{3}{x}\div\frac{12}{x}$ Invert the divisor and multiply. $\frac{3}{x}\times\frac{x}{12}$ Eliminate common factors. $\frac{\big/\!\!\!3}{\big/\!\!\!x}\times\frac{\big/\!\!\!x}{\big/\!\!\!3\times4}$ Multiply numerator by numerator and denominator by denominator. $\frac{1}{4}$
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