Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134467795
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Chapter 2 - Multiplying and Dividing Fractions - Review Exercises - Page 191: 52


Estimate: 5$\div$6= $\frac{5}{6}$ Exact: $\frac{3}{4}$

Work Step by Step

$4\frac{3}{4}\div6\frac{1}{3}$ First we need to find Estimate: $4\frac{3}{4}$ rounded to 5 $6\frac{1}{3}$ rounded to 6 5$\div$6= $\frac{5}{6}$(Estimate) Now we need to find Exact: $4\frac{3}{4}\div6\frac{1}{3}$ = $\frac{19}{4}\div\frac{19}{3}$ = $\frac{19}{4}\times\frac{3}{19}$ = $\frac{19\times3}{4\times19}$ = $\frac{3}{4}$
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