## Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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# Chapter 5 - Number Theory and the Real Number System - Chapter Summary, Review, and Test - Review Exercises - Page 335: 35

#### Answer

$5\frac{2}{5}$

#### Work Step by Step

Divide the numerator by the denominator to find: $27 \div 5 = 5$ remainder 2 The quotient is the whole number part while the remainder is the numerator of the fraction part. The denominator will be unchanged. Thus, $\frac{27}{5} = 5\frac{2}{5}$

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