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Simplify each of the following expressions.

  1. Convert both terms to equivalent fractions with a denominator of 12.

    Add like parts.

  1. Remember that dividing by a fraction is the same as multiplying by its reciprocal.
    How could you rewrite this division problem as a multiplication problem?

  1. Convert the mixed number to a fraction greater than one before multiplying.

  1. Remember that the product of two negative numbers is positive.