Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Multiplying and Dividing Fractions - Summary Exercises - Fraction Basics - Page 141: 46

Answer

$\frac{1}{2}$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{80}{160}=\frac{2\times2\times2\times2\times5}{2\times2\times2\times2\times2\times5}=\frac{2\times2\times2\times2\times5}{2\times2\times2\times2\times5}\times\frac{1}{2}=1\times\frac{1}{2}=\frac{1}{2}$
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