Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321825535
ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

Chapter 2 - Multiplying and Dividing Fractions - 2.5 Multiplying Fractions - 2.5 Exercises - Page 149: 25


$36 \cdot \frac{5}{8} \cdot \frac{9}{15} =\frac{27}{2}$

Work Step by Step

$36 \cdot \frac{5}{8} \cdot \frac{9}{15} = \frac{36}{1} \cdot \frac{5}{8} \cdot \frac{9}{15} = \frac{36}{1} \cdot \frac{1}{8} \cdot \frac{9}{3} = \frac{36}{1} \cdot \frac{1}{8} \cdot \frac{3}{1} = \frac{9}{1} \cdot \frac{1}{2} \cdot \frac{3}{1} = \frac{9 \cdot 1 \cdot 3}{1 \cdot 2 \cdot 1} =\frac{27}{2}$
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