| Nicolas Pike, Dudley Leavitt - Arithmetic - 1826 - 200 pages
...iu order to prepare them for the operations of Addition, Subtraction, &c. CASE I. To abbreviate or **reduce fractions to their lowest terms.* * A fraction is in its lowest terms, when** represented by the least numbers possible: thus J^ when reduced to its lowest terms is — J. 152.... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1849 - 336 pages
...by their greatest common divisor, and the result will be the fraction in its lowest terms. NOTE. — **A fraction is in its lowest terms, when its numerator and denominator are prime to each other.** (Art. 1 18.) EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE. 2. Reduce -fr to its lowest terms. 3. Reduce -£$ to its lowest... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - 1851 - 332 pages
...by their greatest common divisor, and the result will be the fraction in its lowest terms. NOTE. — **A fraction is in its lowest terms, when its numerator and denominator are prime to each other.** (Art. 118.) EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE. 2. Reduce ^ to its lowest terms. Ans. ^. 3. Eeduce ^F to its lowest... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - 1854 - 340 pages
...by their greatest common divisor, and the result will be the fraction in its lowest terms. NOTE. — **A fraction is in its lowest terms, when its numerator and denominator are prime to each other.** (Art. 118.) EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE. 2. Reduce 5^ to its lowest terms. Ans. £. 3. Reduce •/$ to its... | |
| Barnard Smith - 1854
...9. (9) ^ of i of ЭД of | of ,% of 2 of jfc, (10) £ Qf | of f of 70g-- of & of 1^ of 147. 72. DEF. **A Fraction is in its LOWEST TERMS, when its numerator and denominator are PRIME to each other.** Note. When the numerator and denominator of a fraction are not prime to each other, they have (Art.... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1857 - 452 pages
...of fractions is the process of changing their form of expression without altering their value. 219. **A fraction is in its lowest terms, when its numerator and denominator are prime to each other** (Art. 166). 220. To reduce a fraction to its lowest terms. Ex. 1. Reduce jf to its lowest terms. Ans.... | |
| Barnard Smith - 1857
...| of | of 9. (9) /s-ofjof^off of,%of2of£, (10) f of f of f of 70 J of ^ of 1 jfr of 147. 72. DBF. **A FRACTION is in its LOWEST TERMS, when its numerator and denominator are PRIME to each other.** Note. When the numerator and denominator of a fraction are not prime to each other, they have (Art.... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1858 - 458 pages
...of fractions is the process of changing their form of expression without altering their value. 219. **A fraction is in its lowest terms, when its numerator and denominator are prime to each other** (Art. 1GG). 220. To reduce a fraction to its lowest terms. Ex. 1. Reduce ! to its lowest terms. Ans.... | |
| Dana Pond Colburn - 1858 - 290 pages
...are taken or considered. (h.) The Numerator and Denominator are called the TERMS of the fraction. (L) **A fraction is in its LOWEST TERMS when its numerator and denominator are** the smallest entire numbers which will express its value. (j.) A MIXED NUMBER is a whole number and... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1859 - 362 pages
...in the DENOMINATOR produces an OPPOSITE change in the value of the fraction. REDUCTION. CASE I. 136. **To reduce fractions to their lowest terms. A fraction...; that is, when both terms have no common divisor.** 1. Reduce the fraction || to its lowest terms. FIRST OPERATION. ANALYSIS. Dividing both 4 a — - 24... | |
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