Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 4 - Section 4.3 - Multiplying and Dividing Fractions - Exercise Set - Page 247: 23



Work Step by Step

$(-\frac{2}{3})^{3}$ $\times$$\frac{1}{2}$=-$\frac{2}{3}$$\times$-$\frac{2}{3}$$\times$ -$\frac{2}{3}$$\times$$\frac{1}{2}$=The product of 3 negative numbers is a negative number =-$\frac{2\times2\times2\times1}{3\times3\times3\times2}$= =-$\frac{2\times2\times1}{3\times3\times3}$= =-$\frac{4}{27}$
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