# How do you simplify #-1/9div(-3)#?

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#### Answer:

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

First, rewrite this expression as:

We can now use this rule for dividing fractions to simplify the expression:

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

A quick note about the short cut approach used:

It is both correct and permissible to write 3 as

For divide the rule is: Turn upside down what you were dividing by and then multiply.

So you turn

So, ignoring the signs for the moment the numbers are:

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In this question the signs are the same so the answer is positive thus we have: