Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Multiplying and Dividing Fractions - Review Exercises - Page 190: 38

Answer

$2\frac{1}{2}$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{\frac{15}{18}}{\frac{10}{30}}$ To divide two fractions, multiply the first fraction by the reciprocal of the divisor (the second fraction). $\frac{15}{18}\times\frac{30}{10}$ To multiply. multiply the numerator and multi ply the denominators. = $\frac{15\times30}{18\times10}$ = $\frac{5}{2}$ = $\frac{4+1}{2}$ = $2\frac{1}{2}$
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