# How do you simplify #-8/33div(-20/39)#?

##### 1 Answer

#### Explanation:

For a division sign, you can flip the other side of the equation and multiply instead. You will get

#(-8/33) xx (-39/20)#

The negatives cancel out so let's not worry about that. If you look at the

Then for the

But from there, you can take out another

Multiply the numerators together and the denominators together.

#(8 xx 39)/(33 xx 20) = (cancel8^2xxcancel39^13)/(cancel33^11xxcancel20^5) = (2 xx 13) / (5 xx 11)#