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8-96.
1. Simplify each expression. Homework Help ✎

Multiply the numerators together and the denominators together.

$-\frac{9(8)}{5(15)} = -\frac{72}{75}$

$-\frac{24}{25}$

Find a common denominator.

$\frac{9}{45}+\left(-\frac{6}{45}\right)-\left(-\frac{20}{45}\right)$

Multiply, see (a) for help.

Multiply the terms, then find the common denominator.

$-\frac{27}{70}$

Make fractions greater than one, then find the least common denominator.

Convert the mixed numbers into fractions greater than one before multiplying.

$10\frac{1}{2}$