## Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

(a) $186 \times \frac{2}{3}$ = $\frac{186}{1} \times \frac{2}{3}$ Reduce the fractions using the common factor of 3. $\frac{62}{1} \times \frac{2}{1}$ = $\frac{124}{1}$ = 124 (b) 186 - 124 = 62