How do you simplify #-1/9div(-3)#?
See a solution process below:
First, rewrite this expression as:
We can now use this rule for dividing fractions to simplify the expression:
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:
In this question the signs are the same so the answer is positive thus we have: