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# What value is equal to 3/(8/3/4 + 2/3)?

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What value is equal to $$\frac{\frac{3}{8}}{(\frac{3}{4} + \frac{2}{3})}$$?

A. 3/4

B. 15/28

C. 9/34

D. 3/16

E. 21/20

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21 Apr 2017, 01:00
[3/8]/[3/4 + 2/3]

==> [3/8] /[(9+8)/12]

==> [3/8] / [17/12]

==> (3 * 12)/(8 * 17)

==> (3*3)/(2*17) = 9/34

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21 Apr 2017, 01:55
Its C.

3*12/8*17= 9/34
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What value is equal to $$\frac{\frac{3}{8}}{(\frac{3}{4} + \frac{2}{3})}$$?

A. 3/4

B. 15/28

C. 9/34

D. 3/16

E. 21/20

We can multiply the given fraction by 24/24 and we have:

9/(18 + 16) = 9/34

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