   Chapter 2, Problem 15AT ### Contemporary Mathematics for Busin...

8th Edition
Robert Brechner + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305585447

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Section ### Contemporary Mathematics for Busin...

8th Edition
Robert Brechner + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305585447
Textbook Problem

# Solve the following problems and reduce to lowest terms. 2 3 ÷ 1 8

To determine

To calculate: The value of the expression 23÷18, reduction to lowest term.

Explanation

Given Information:

The provided expression is 23÷18.

Formula used:

Steps for dividing fractions as:

Step 1: Classify the fraction that is the divisor and invert.

Step 2: Change the “divided by” sign, ÷, to a “multiplied by” sign, ×.

Step 3: Multiply the fractions.

Step 4: Reduce the answer to lowest terms if necessary.

Calculation:

Consider the provided expression,

23÷18

Classify the fraction that is the divisor and then multiply the fractions now invert the divisor, 18 to form its reciprocal 8 and change the sign from ÷ to × as shown below

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