## Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole

# Chapter 1 - Section 1.6 - Introduction to Fractions - Exercise - Page 31: 10

#### Answer

$\frac{3}{4}$

#### Work Step by Step

Break the numbers in the numerator and the denominator into their factors in order to simplify. $\frac{72}{96}$ $\frac{2\times2\times2\times3\times3}{2\times2\times2\times2\times2\times3}$ $\frac{3}{4}$

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