Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134467795
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-779-5

Chapter 9 - Basic Algebra - 9.3 Multiplying and Dividing Signed Numbers - 9.3 Exercises - Page 646: 72



Work Step by Step

$-\frac{3}{4}\div(-9)$ =$\frac{3}{4}\div(9)$ Remove the negative sign =$\frac{3}{4}\times(\frac{1}{9})$ Convert division into multiplication by flipping the numerator and denominator of the divisor =$\frac{1}{4}\times(\frac{1}{3})$ Cancel the common multiples =$\frac{1}{4\times3}$ Combine and multiply the two fractions =$\frac{1}{12}$
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