Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Multiplying and Dividing Fractions - Mixed Review Exercises - Page 192: 9

Answer

$1\frac{3}{5}$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{8}{5}$ = $\frac{5+3}{5}$ = $\frac{5}{5}+\frac{3}{5}$ = $1+\frac{3}{5}$ = $1\frac{3}{5}$ or $\frac{8}{5}$ = $8\div5$ it gives quotient as 1 and reminder 3, reminder becomes the nominator and and denominator remains the same as 5. = $1\frac{3}{5}$
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