Simplify each of the following expressions.
For help with parts (a), (b), and (c), refer to the lesson 6.2.4 and 6.2.6 Math Notes boxes.
The answer for part (b) is
You will want to convert the mixed number to a fraction before multiplying.
When two numbers have a product of one, they are calledor multiplicative inverses. What is the reciprocal or multiplicative inverse of each of these numbers?
For part (d), it may help to look back at part (b) of this problem.
Do you notice a way to apply that expression and solution to this question?
It may also help to turn parts (ii) and (iii) into fractions.
Did you find the answer to (ii)?