| Nathan Daboll - 1839
...lowest terms. Ans. f. PROBLEM II. To change a Whole or Mixed Number to an Improper Fraction. RULE. **Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction and to the product add the numerator** ; this sum written over the denominator will form the fraction required. , EXAMPLES. 1. In 27f dollars... | |
| Jason M. Mahan - Arithmetic - 1839 - 304 pages
...terms. " 7. Reduce f ^» to its lowest terms. " 8. Reduce jy-j'V to its lowest terms. " RULE. M'.iltiply **the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator** of the fraction, tt:ider which write the denominator. Examples. 1. Reluca 41 77 to its equivalent improper... | |
| Calvin Tracy - Arithmetic - 1840 - 316 pages
...it by the proposed denominator ; the product will be the numerator : but if it be a mixed quantity, **multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the** given numerator ; then under the number thus- produced, write the denominator. 2. Reduce 8J to an improper... | |
| John D. Williams - Algebra - 1840 - 636 pages
...CASE I. To reduce a mixed quantity to an improper fraction. RULE. Multiply the integer, or whole part, **by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator** ; then under their sum place the original denominator. 1. Reduce a-\ -- and a — reach to improper... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1841 - 314 pages
...fifths ; to which, if we add 3 fifths, the amount will be 88 fifths. Hence we deduce the following RULE. **Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator,** and place their sum over the denominator of the fraction. 8. Reduce 16ti to an improper fraction. Ans.... | |
| William Ruger - Arithmetic - 1841 - 263 pages
...— To reduce a mixed number to its equivalent imp-rapcr fraction. RULE. — Multiply the integer, or **-whole number, by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator** ; then set that sum. above the denominator for the fraction required. EXAMPLES; 1. Reduce 15 1 to an... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1842 - 186 pages
...the dividend be a whole number, and the divisor be a fraction, the more expeditious way will be to **multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to** divide the product by the numerator, as in the following question. 16. How many times will 13 contain... | |
| Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1843 - 254 pages
...f|-§f to its lowest terms. Ans. PROBLEM II. To change a Whole or Mixed Number to an Improper Fraction. **Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction and to the product add the numerator** ; this sum •written over the denominator will form the fraction required. EXAMPLES. 1. In 27- dollars... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1844 - 210 pages
...-jT3 thus, ^. And this fraction, by definition —5 2d, on page 76, is an improper fraction. RULE. **Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator,** and pla'ce their sum over the denominator of the fraction. 7. Redoce 8-jSj- to an improper fraction.... | |
| Charles Haynes Haswell - Engineering - 1844 - 264 pages
...improper fractions are the same; thus, 5J= U1. for illustration, see following examples : RULE.— **Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator;** then set that sum above the denominator. EXAMPLE.— Reduce 23| to a fraction. 33x6+2 = 140 6 6 EXAMPLE.—... | |
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