DIVISION: Problem 4

Rule 15: To divide a fraction by a whole number, or a whole number by a fraction, convert the division process to a multiplication process, and complete the following steps.

Convert the whole number to a fraction
Change the tex2html_wrap_inline20 sign to tex2html_wrap_inline22 and invert the fraction to the right of the sign.
Multiply the numerators.
Multiply the denominators.
Reduce the results. (See Rule 10)
Factor the product of the numerators.
Factor the product of the denominators.
Look for the fractions that have a value of 1.

Problem 4: Calculate tex2html_wrap_inline24 and reduce your answer.

Answer: The answer is 0.

Solution: The problem 0 tex2html_wrap_inline26 can be written as tex2html_wrap_inline28 .

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