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 248: 73


a) $\frac{1}{3}$ b) $\frac{12}{25}$

Work Step by Step

a) $xy=\frac{2}{5}\times\frac{5}{6}=\frac{10}{30}=\frac{10\div10}{30\div10}=\frac{1}{3}$ b) $x\div y=\frac{2}{5}\div\frac{5}{6}=\frac{2}{5}\times\frac{6}{5}=\frac{12}{25}$
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