Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321825535
ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

Chapter 9 - Basic Algebra - 9.3 Multiplying and Dividing Signed Numbers - 9.3 Exercises - Page 648: 70



Work Step by Step

$\frac{-\frac{3}{4}}{-\frac{9}{16}}$=$\frac{\frac{3}{4}}{\frac{9}{16}}$ Cancel the Minus Sign =$\frac{3}{4}\times\frac{16}{9}$ Extract the denominator =$\frac{1}{1}\times\frac{4}{3}$ Simplify the terms by cancelling common multiples, Divide 3 and 9 by 3 to obtain 1 and 3 respectively, Divide 4 and 16 by 4 to obtain 1 and 4 respectively =$\frac{4}{3}$ Answer Obtained!
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