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: 76


a) $-\frac{7}{12}$ b) $-\frac{7}{3}$

Work Step by Step

a) $xy=\frac{7}{6}\times -\frac{1}{2}=-\frac{7}{12}$ b) $x\div y=\frac{7}{6}\div -\frac{1}{2}=\frac{7}{6}\times -\frac{2}{1}=-\frac{14}{6}=-\frac{14\div2}{6\div2}=-\frac{7}{3}$
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