## Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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# Chapter 2 - Multiplying and Dividing Fractions - Mixed Review Exercises - Page 192: 16

#### Answer

$\frac{2}{3}$

#### Work Step by Step

$\frac{48}{72}$ here both numerator and denominator has 24 as a common factor, so divide both numerator and denominator by 24. = $\frac{48\div24}{72\div24}$ = $\frac{2}{3}$ Now it is in lowest term.

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