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" Dividing both numerator and denominator of a fraction by the same number does not change its value. "
Standard Elementary Arithmetic: Combining Oral and Written Exercises - Page 104
by Edward Sylvester Ellis - 1886 - 192 pages
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Struttura urbana della architettura

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...
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Elements of Geometry: With Practical Applications, for the Use of Schools

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...
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A Practical and Theoretical System of Arithmetic: Containing Several New ...

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,...
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A Practical and Theoretical System of Arithmetic: Containing a New System of ...

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,...
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A system of arithmetic

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...
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The English Journal of Education, Volumes 8-9

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...
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Higher Arithmetic: Or, The Science and Application of Numbers; Combining 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,...
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Higher Arithmetic: Or, The Science and Application of Numbers; Combining the ...

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,...
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Practical arithmetic for the use of adults

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...
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Introduction to The National Arithmetic: On the Inductive System Combining ...

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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