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 Question from Michael: Find the Quotient: ((a-5)/a)/(4/a)

Hi Michael,

If $a = 0$ the expression

$\frac{\frac{a-5}{a}}{\frac{4}{a}}$

is undefined. If $a \ne 0$ I would multiply the numerator and denominator by $a.$

Penny

Michael wrote back:

That answer did not help whatsoever.



Did you multiply the numerator $\large \frac{a-5}{a}$ by $a?$ What did you get?

Penny

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