   Chapter 2.I, Problem 6TIE ### Contemporary Mathematics for Busin...

8th Edition
Robert Brechner + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305585447

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Chapter
Section ### Contemporary Mathematics for Busin...

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

# Reduce the following fractions to lowest terms.a. 7 8 to sixty-fourths b. 3 7 to thirty-fifths

(a)

To determine

To calculate: The fraction equivalent to 78 raised to sixty-fourths.

Explanation

Given information:

The provided fraction is 78

Formula used:

Perform following steps to find the raising fraction to a new denominator:

Step 1: Divide the new denominator by the original denominator, to get the common multiple.

Step 2: The common multiple thus obtained is multiplied to the original numerator and original denominator to get the higher term.

Calculation:

Consider the fraction 78

Here, 7 is the original numerator, 8 is the original denominator and 64 is the new denominator.

Now, divide the new denominator, 64 by the original denominator 8 to get the common multiple

(b)

To determine

To calculate: The fraction equivalent to 37 raised to thirty-fifths.

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