Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1285199197
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-919-1

Chapter 2 - Section 2.4 - Signed Fractions - Exercises - Page 118: 18



Work Step by Step

Multiply the numerators together and the denominators together. Note that the peoduct f two negative numbers is positive, $\require{cancel} =\dfrac{2 \times 1}{3 \times 2} \\=\dfrac{2}{6} \\=\dfrac{\cancel{2}}{\cancel{6}^3} \\=\dfrac{1}{3}$
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