## Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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# Chapter 4 - Section 4.3 - Multiplying and Dividing Fractions - Exercise Set - Page 247: 56

#### Answer

$-\frac{62a}{3}$

#### Work Step by Step

Multiplying a positive number by a negative number yields a negative result. $16a^2\times -\frac{31}{24a}=-\frac{16a^2\times31}{24a}=-\frac{16a^2\times31\div8a}{24a\div8a}=-\frac{62a}{3}$

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