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 Post subject: Math Essentials pg 59 # 6.Posted: Mon May 23, 2011 5:50 pm

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Can you walk me through the process to answer #6.

(.00667/800) / (.025/3,000)

I think I am confusing myself when dividing using neg exponents.

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 Post subject: Re: Math Essentials pg 59 # 6.Posted: Tue May 24, 2011 2:57 am

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.00667/800 is divided by .025/3000 (invert and multiply)

.00667/800 * 3000/.025

3000/800 * .00667/.025 .... multiply top and bottom of 2nd part each by 100

30/8 * .667/2.5

(30 * .667 )/8 * 1/2.5 .... .667 = 2/3 ... 30 * 2/3 = 20

20/8 * 1/(25/10)

20/8 * 10/25

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