## Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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# Chapter 2 - Multiplying and Dividing Fractions - 2.7 Dividing Fractions - 2.7 Exercises - Page 167: 56

#### Answer

$Area=length*width=\frac{225}{256} ~inches^2$

#### Work Step by Step

We know that the area of a rectangle is given by: $Area=length*width$ $A=lw$ In this case, we have the length $15/16$ and width $15/16$ inches: $A=lw$ $A=\frac{15}{16}\frac{15}{16}=\frac{15*15}{16*16}=\frac{225}{256} ~inches^2$

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