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7-74.

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

  1. Write the problem as multiplication by taking the reciprocal of the second fraction:

    Multiply the numerators and the denominators: 

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

  1. Write both mixed numbers as fractions greater than one, then follow the examples in part (a) and part (b).