Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134467795
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-779-5

Chapter 2 - Multiplying and Dividing Fractions - 2.8 Multiplying and Dividing Mixed Numbers - 2.8 Exercises - Page 175: 6


Estimate: $6$ Exact: $5\frac{5}{8}$

Work Step by Step

Estimate: Round the numbers to 3 and 2 and multiply. Exact: Turn numbers into improper fractions: $\frac{5}{2}, \frac{9}{4}$ multiply: $\frac{5}{2}\times\frac{9}{4} = \frac{45}{8}$ Convert to a mixed number: $5\frac{5}{8}$
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