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: 42



Work Step by Step

$\frac{5}{8}\div3$ To divide two fractions, multiply the first fraction by the reciprocal of the divisor (the second fraction). $\frac{5}{8}\times\frac{1}{3}$ To multiply. multiply the numerator and multi ply the denominators. = $\frac{5\times1}{8\times3}$ = $\frac{5}{24}$
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