Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Multiplying and Dividing Fractions - 2.8 Multiplying and Dividing Mixed Numbers - 2.8 Exercises - Page 176: 31

Answer

Estimate 1 Exact $\frac{17}{18}$

Work Step by Step

$5 \frac{2}{3} \div 6$ Estimate Round fractions to the nearest whole number $6 \div 6 = 1$ Exact Convert mixed numbers to improper fractions $\frac{17}{3} \div \frac{6}{1}$ Multiply by the reciprocal of the divisor. $\frac{17}{3} \times \frac{1}{6}$ = $\frac{17}{18}$
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