Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Multiplying and Dividing Fractions - 2.4 Writing a Fraction in Lowest Terms - 2.4 Exercises - Page 137: 55

Answer

2

Work Step by Step

To write a fraction in its lowest terms, divide both the numerator and the denominator by the greatest common factor. $\frac{238}{119}$ = $\frac{238\div119}{119\div119}$ = $\frac{2}{1}$ = 2
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