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 - Review Exercises - Page 190: 40



Work Step by Step

$7\div\frac{7}{8}$ To divide two fractions, multiply the first fraction by the reciprocal of the divisor (the second fraction). $\frac{7}{1}\times\frac{8}{7}$ To multiply. multiply the numerator and multi ply the denominators. = $\frac{7\times8}{1\times7}$ = $\frac{8}{1}$ = $8$
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