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Divide the denominator by the whole number, when it can be done without a remainder ; otherwise, multiply the numerator by it, and under the product write the denominator, which may then be reduced to a whole or mixed number.
Adams's New Arithmetic: Arithmetic, in which the Principles of Operating by ... - Page 106
by Daniel Adams - 1828 - 264 pages

## Adams's New Arithmetic: Arithmetic, in which the Principles of Operating by ...

Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1810 - 190 pages
...answer, JL in its lowest terms. Hence, there arc TWO way» to multiply a fraction by a whole number. 4. Divide the denominator by the whole number, (when it can be done without a remainder,) and over the quotient write the numerator. Otherwise, II. Multiply the numerator by the whole number,...

## Practical and Mental Arithmetic, on a New Plan, in which Mental Arithmetic ...

Roswell Chamberlain Smith - 1814 - 300 pages
...Multiply the numerator by it without changing its denominator. Q. How can you shorten this process t A. Divide the denominator by the whole number, when it can be done without a remainder (. Exercises for the Slate. 1. If a hone consume f'j of a bushel of oats in one day, ho* many bushels...

## Arithmetic: Being a Sequel to First Lessons in Arithmetic

Warren Colburn - Arithmetic - 1824 - 292 pages
...also | of 1 is |, 4, of 138 must be 138 times as much, that is, 138 times |, or *^* = 82g. •^Hence to multiply a fraction by a whole number, or a whole number by a fraction ; multiply the whole number and the numerator of the fraction together, and write the product over...

## An Introduction to Algebra Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction

Warren Colburn - Algebra - 1825 - 400 pages
...£ is 2 times as much. The -1 part of c is -^; for y of c is -j, and -i- is a times as much. Hence, to multiply a fraction by a whole number, or a whole number by a fraction, multiply the numerator of the fraction and the whole number together, and divide *y the denominator....

## A Theoretical and Practical Arithmetic: In which the Principles of that ...

Bézout - Arithmetic - 1825 - 258 pages
...giving it a unit for denominator: for example, if I have 9 to multiply by f, this \Ve see then that to multiply a fraction by a whole number, or a whole number by a fraction, is to multiply the numerator of the fraction by the whole number. 108. If there be whole numbers joined...

## Arithmetic Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction: Being a Sequel to ...

Warren Colburn - Arithmetic - 1826 - 264 pages
...also | of 1 is |, | of 138 must be 138 times as much, that is, 138 times £, or 4£4 = 82f . Hence to multiply a fraction by a whole number, or a whole number by a fraction ; multiply the whole number and the numerator of the fraction together, and write the product over...

## Adams's New Arithmetic: Arithmetic, in which the Principles of Operating by ...

Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1828 - 266 pages
...|, in its lowest terms. Hence, there are TWO ways to multiply a fraction by a whole number: — I. Divide the denominator by the whole number, (when it can be done without a remainder,) and over the quotient write the numerator. — Otherwise, II. Multiply the numerator by the whole number,...

## An Introduction to Algebra Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction

Warren Colburn - Algebra - 1828 - 330 pages
...and f is 2 times as much. The 1 part of c is^- ; for j of c is ~, and ^ is a times as much. Hence, to multiply a fraction by a whole number, or a whole number by a fraction, multiply the numerator of the fraction and the whole number together, and divide by the denominator....