Prealgebra (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 4 - Test: 5



Work Step by Step

To write a fraction in simplest terms divide the numerator and denominator by the greatest common factor. $42x=\underline2\times3\times\underline7$ $70=\underline2\times5\times\underline7$ $GCF=2\times7=14$ $-\frac{42x}{70}=-\frac{42x\div14}{70\div14}=-\frac{3x}{5}$
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