Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Multiplying and Dividing Fractions - 2.5 Multiplying Fractions - 2.5 Exercises - Page 148: 12


$\frac{7}{8} \cdot \frac{16}{21} \cdot \frac{1}{2} = \frac{1}{3}$.

Work Step by Step

$\frac{7}{8} \cdot \frac{16}{21} \cdot \frac{1}{2} = \frac{1}{8} \cdot \frac{16}{3} \cdot \frac{1}{2} = \frac{1}{1} \cdot \frac{2}{3} \cdot \frac{1}{2} = \frac{1}{1} \cdot \frac{1}{3} \cdot \frac{1}{1} = \frac{1 \cdot 1 \cdot 1}{1 \cdot 3 \cdot 1} = \frac{1}{3}$.
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