Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 4 - Section 4.3 - Multiplying and Dividing Fractions - Exercise Set: 74

Answer

a) $\frac{2}{9}$ b) $\frac{32}{9}$

Work Step by Step

a) $xy=\frac{8}{9}\times\frac{1}{4}=\frac{8}{36}=\frac{8\div4}{36\div4}=\frac{2}{9}$ b) $x\div y=\frac{8}{9}\div\frac{1}{4}=\frac{8}{9}\times\frac{4}{1}=\frac{32}{9}$
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