Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Multiplying and Dividing Fractions - 2.6 Applications of Multiplication - 2.6 Exercises - Page 158: 37

Answer

The American Cancer Society will receive $\frac{1}{32}$ of the estate.

Work Step by Step

This problem can be restated to say the American Cancer Society will receive $\frac{1}{4}$ of $\frac{1}{8}$ of the estate. Multiply to determine the fraction the American Cancer Society will receive. $\frac{1}{4} \times \frac{1}{8} = \frac{1}{32}$
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