Can some one work this out with me I am not sure what the proper steps are. The expression is $\displaystyle \frac{10}{3}*\frac{2x}{15}$ The correct answer is $\displaystyle \frac{4x}{9}$ thanks
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Originally Posted by allyourbass2212 Can some one work this out with me I am not sure what the proper steps are. The expression is $\displaystyle \frac{10}{3}*\frac{2x}{15}$ The correct answer is $\displaystyle \frac{4x}{9}$ thanks $\displaystyle \frac{10}3\cdot\frac{2x}{15}$ $\displaystyle =\frac{10\cdot2x}{3\cdot15}$ $\displaystyle =\frac{(2\cdot5)\cdot2x}{3\cdot(3\cdot5)}$ $\displaystyle =\frac{2^2\cdot5\cdot x}{3^2\cdot5}$ Now cancel the common factor.
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