Elementary Geometry for College Students (6th Edition)

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 9781285195698
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-569-8

Appendix A - A.1 - Algebraic Expressions - Exercises - Page 534: 13b



Work Step by Step

Step by Step Explanation: 1. $\frac{12}{-\frac{1}{3}}$ Exp. Writing the question in a factorial form. 2. $(12\times(-\frac{3}{1}))$ Exp. Reciprocal Rule of Devision. While dividing fractions, the numerator can be multiplied with the reciprocal of the denominator. 3. $(12\times-3)$ Exp. Three(3) divided by Negative One(-1) is equal to Negative 3(-3), then use PEMDAS to solve the inner most pair of parentheses. 4. $-(12\times3)$ Exp. $Pos \times Neg=Neg$ 5. $-(36)$ Exp. Multiplying the numbers within the parenthesis 6. $-36$ Exp. PEMDAS
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