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8-52.

Simplify each of the following expressions.

1. $\frac { 3 } { 7 } \cdot \frac { 2 } { 5 }$

For parts (a) and (b), refer to the Lesson 6.2.6 Math Notes box.

2. $1 \frac { 2 } { 3 } \cdot \frac { 9 } { 10 }$

$\frac{3}{2}\text{ or }1\frac{1}{2}$

3. $5 – 2\left(6 + 4\left(–3\right)\right)$

Remember to follow the order of operations! Try circling the terms you recognize and then simplify.

Refer to the Lesson 4.1.1 Math Notes box for a reminder about the order of operations.

Were you able to find the answer to part (a)? Remember to show your work!

$17$