# Simplify -8/9 × 16/-7.

Let us simplify the given arithmetic expression.

## Answer: -8/9 × 16/-7 can be simplified as 128/63.

Let us use the concept of multiplication of rational numbers.

**Explanation:**

-8/9 × 16/ -7

= [-8 × 16] / [9 × -7]

= [-128] / [-63]

= 128/63

### Thus, -8/9 × 16/-7 can be simplified to 128/63.

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