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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

## 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...

## 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...

## 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,...

## 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,...

## 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...

## 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...

## 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,...

## 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,...