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Simplify. (Hold on while I draw it.)

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    |dw:1442119303311:dw|

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    Would I go somewhere in the path of |dw:1442119378846:dw|

  3. mathstudent55
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    You have the right idea, but you did it incorrectly.

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    |dw:1442119526500:dw|

  5. mathstudent55
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    A fraction of fractions is a division of fractions, so we can show a division instead of a complex fraction.

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    Now we apply the rule of dividing fractions: Multiply by the reciprocal. |dw:1442119609886:dw|

  7. mathstudent55
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    Now notice what you are multiplying together. The 3 and the 6 are in the numerator. The 14 and 5 are in the denominator.

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    |dw:1442119675710:dw|

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    In general: |dw:1442119766102:dw|

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    Also, 4 * 6 = 24, but 14 * 6 is not 24.

  11. Whitemonsterbunny17
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    Thanks! You're awesome! ^.^

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