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7-88.

Simplify each expression below.

Simplifying the whole numbers and fractions separately may make this expression easier to solve.

Multiply the numerators together and the denominators together.

See (a).

See (b).

Find a common denominator and simplify.

Converting the mixed number into a fraction greater than one may make this expression easier to solve.