Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 5 - Section 5.6 - Solving Equations Containing Decimals - Exercise Set: 46

Answer

$\frac{32}{55}$

Work Step by Step

5$\frac{1}{3}$$\div$9$\frac{1}{6}$ =$\frac{5\times3+1}{3}$$\div$$\frac{9\times6+1}{6}$ =$\frac{15+1}{3}$$\div$$\frac{54+1}{6}$ =$\frac{16}{3}$$\div$$\frac{55}{6}$ =$\frac{16}{3}$$\times$$\frac{6}{55}$ =$\frac{16\times6}{3\times55}$ =$\frac{16\times2\times3}{3\times55}$ =$\frac{16\times2}{55}$ =$\frac{32}{55}$
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