Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Adding and Subtracting Fractions - Summary Exercises - Operations with Fractions - Page 236: 42

Answer

$\frac{25}{40}$

Work Step by Step

In order to rewrite $\frac{5}{8}$ with a denominator of 40, we must multiply both the numerator and the denominator of the original fraction by 5. $\frac{5}{8}=\frac{5\times5}{8\times5}=\frac{25}{40}$
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