Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change the value of the fraction. Elementary Algebra - Page 175by George William Myers, George Edward Atwood - 1916 - 338 pagesFull view - About this book
| Zadock Thompson - Arithmetic - 1826 - 164 pages
...terms of the fraction by their greatest common measure, and the quotient will be the fraction required. **•Dividing; both terms of a fraction by the same number does not** at all alter its value. If the greatest common measure of a fraction be J, the fraction is already... | |
| John Husband (math. master, Berwick.) - 1841 - 126 pages
...is 24. NOTE 1. — Any integer may 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.... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1845 - 310 pages
...denominator must be based on the principle that, numerators and denominators multiplied or divided **by the same number, does not change the value of the fraction.** On this principle, we may understand the following rule, which is universal in its application : RULE.... | |
| Uriah Parke - Arithmetic - 1849 - 395 pages
...case have one half. From this proposition the following results as a matter of course^ PROPOSITION 25. **or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not** alter its value. If the terms of | be multiplied by 2, they become T8Z and if divided by 2 they become... | |
| Uriah Parke - Arithmetic - 1850 - 402 pages
...case have one half. From this proposition the following results as a matter of course. PROPOSITION 25. **Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not** alter its value. If the terms of | be multiplied by 2, they become f% and if divided by 2 they become... | |
| John Fair Stoddard - Arithmetic - 1852 - 324 pages
...inspecting propositions 2 and 4, we deduce PROPOSITION 6. — Dividing both numerator and denominator of any **fraction by the same number, does not change, the value of the fraction.** QUESTIONS. ART. VI, Repeat proposition 1. Why is this so 7 Repeat proposition 2. Why is this so 7 Repeat... | |
| John Hunter - Arithmetic - 1852 - 184 pages
...measure of 1173 and 1518. The principal steps of the investigation may be marked as follows : — * **Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number** is, in effect, multiplying or dividing the fraction by unity. Thus JX % = f J ; but T, = 1 ; therefore... | |
| David Henry Cruttenden - Arithmetic - 1853 - 330 pages
...simplest terms. 17. Reduce ^i/j of a dollar to its lowest terms. 18. What is the simplest form of REMARK. **Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number,** only alters its form not its value. (See Division, sec. 175.) 19. Reduce -f^-g to its simplest form.... | |
| James Gray - Arithmetic - 1854 - 108 pages
...fraction, as 4^. NOTE 1. Any whole number may be expressed like a fraction, by writing 1 under it. 2. **Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change** its value. REDUCTION OF VULGAR FRACTIONS. PROB. l. To reduce a fraction to its lowest terms. RULE.... | |
| John Fair Stoddard - Arithmetic - 1856 - 312 pages
...inspecting proposition 2 and 4, we deduce PROPOSITION 6. — Dividing both numerator and denominator of any **fraction by the same number, does not change the value of the fraction.** MULTIPLICATION OF FRACTIONS BY INTEGERS. ART. 117. According to propositions 1st and 2d, to to multiply... | |
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