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Question

Express fraction numerator 22 over denominator negative 55 end fraction in standard form

Hint:

Solve by finding the greatest common divisor.

The correct answer is: -2/5


    Complete step by step solution:
    Given rational number = fraction numerator 22 over denominator negative 55 end fraction
    Here, fraction numerator 22 over denominator negative 55 end fraction equals fraction numerator 22 cross times negative 1 over denominator negative 55 cross times negative 1 end fraction equals fraction numerator negative 22 over denominator 55 end fraction
    The greatest common divisor of 22 and 55 is 11.
    Now, divide numerator and denominator of fraction numerator 22 over denominator negative 55 end fraction by 11,
    we get fraction numerator negative 22 divided by 11 over denominator 55 divided by 11 end fraction equals fraction numerator negative 2 over denominator 5 end fraction
    The standard form of fraction numerator 22 over denominator negative 55 end fraction is fraction numerator negative 2 over denominator 5 end fraction.

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