The Division Symbol in a Simple Fractions: Problem 7

Rule 5:
The Division Symbol - in a simple fraction tells the reader that the entire expression above the division symbol is the numerator and must be treated as if it were one number, and the entire expression below the division symbol is the denominator and must be treated as if it were one number.

Problem 7:
Simplify the fraction tex2html_wrap_inline16 .

Answer.
The numerator can be simplified to 20 and the denominator can be simplified to 17. The fraction tex2html_wrap_inline16 can be written as tex2html_wrap_inline20 . The numerator of the fraction is 20 and the denominator of the fraction is 17.

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