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5-71.

Multiply and reduce.
Notice that 0.8 can be converted into a fraction.

$\left(\frac{2}{3}\right)\left(\frac{8}{10}\right)$

$\frac{8}{15}$

Multiply and reduce.
Notice that since the two fractions are being multiplied the 3 in the numerator and the 3 in the denominator make a Giant One.

$\left(\frac{4}{1}\right)\left(\frac{1}{7}\right)$

Multiply and reduce.

Multiply and reduce.
Converting the second fraction into a fraction greater than one may prove to be more helpful.

$1\frac{1}{15}$