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Simplify each of the following expressions by using one of the strategies in the Math Notes box for this lesson. Homework Help ✎

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  1. Make a complex fraction with the two fractions being divided.

    Multiply by a "Super Giant One" to make the denominator equal to 1.
    That is, multiply by a Giant One that uses the reciprocal of the denominator of the complex fraction.

    Finish by multiplying and simplifying.

  1. Follow the steps you used to solve part (a).

  1. Write both mixed numbers as fractions greater than one, then write the expression as a complex fraction.

Math notes: Method 3 Using a Super Giant One