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: 43



Work Step by Step

$\frac{2}{3}\div5$ = $\frac{2}{3}\div\frac{5}{1}$ To divide two fractions, multiply the first fraction by the reciprocal of the divisor (the second fraction). $\frac{2}{3}\times\frac{1}{5}$ To multiply. multiply the numerator and multi ply the denominators. = $\frac{2\times1}{3\times5}$ = $\frac{2}{15}$
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