| Cesare Blasi - Architecture - 1824 - 756 pages
...the numerator being less than the denominator. The consequence of this is, that to multiply both the **numerator and denominator of a fraction by the same number, does not** alter its value; and, therefore, to convert a vulgar fraction into a decimal one, we have only to multiply... | |
| Timothy Walker - Geometry - 1829 - 158 pages
...number, without destroying the proportion. For ratios are fractions, and to multiply or divide the **numerator and denominator of a fraction by the same number does not** alter its value. Thus from the proportions 6 : 9 : : 10 : 15 we have 4 : f : : 10X2 : 15X2. Apply the... | |
| George Willson - Arithmetic - 1836 - 202 pages
...Reduce |||-| to its lowest terms. Ans, J. It is obvious, that either multiplying or dividing both the **numerator and denominator of a fraction by the same number, does not change its value.** Thus, -| multipled continually by 2 becomes f-, -|, fg, ^-|, -||-, -££g, and .so on ; in which series,... | |
| George Willson - Arithmetic - 1838 - 194 pages
...4. Reduce j[^ to its lowest terms. Ans' It is obvious, that either multiplying or dividing both the **numerator and denominator of a fraction by the same number, does not change its value.** Thus, .£ multipled continually by 2 becomes \ , A, f%, J-|, |f, 1^, and so on ; in .which series,... | |
| John Husband (math. master, Berwick.) - 1841 - 126 pages
...be considered a fraction whose denominator is 1 ; thus, <,-';. 2. Multiplying or dividing both terms **of a fraction by the same number, does not change its value.** REDUCTION OF VULGAR FRACTIONS. I. To reduce a mixed number to an equivalent improper fraction. RULE... | |
| Education - 1854 - 884 pages
...this t Do it mentally. Show by measure (having divided a line into equal parts), that to multiply the **numerator and denominator of a fraction by the same number does not** alter their value, and results in the same length or quantity. Explain how that fact facilitates the... | |
| James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1847 - 434 pages
...denominator of each of the given fractions, are multiplied by the same numbers ; and multiplying both the **numerator and denominator of a fraction by the same number, does not** alter its value. (Art. 191.) 63. Reduce -f, f, -J-, and -f- to a common denominator. 64. Reduce f,... | |
| James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1847 - 424 pages
...denominator of each ofthe given fractions, are multiplied by the same number: ; and multiplying » both the **numerator and denominator of a fraction by the same number, does not** alter its value. (Art. 191.) 63. Reduce -f, f, •}-, and f to a common denominator. 04. Reduce f,... | |
| P. Fletcher - Arithmetic - 1848 - 138 pages
...denominators to the same denominator, or finding a common denominator. We know that to multiply the **numerator and denominator of a fraction by the same number, does not** alter the value of the fraction ; and knowing this, our work is simple. We have but to multiply the... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1849 - 336 pages
...not changed, and the value of the fraction remains the same. (Art. 133.) Therefore, Multiplying the **numerator and denominator of a fraction by the same number does not** alter the value of the fraction. RULE. — Multiply each numerator into all the denominators except... | |
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