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A fraction with a numerator that is smaller than its denominator is less than one.

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How do you know that a fraction is closer to 0?

A fraction is close to zero if the numerator is small or if the denominator is large, or both.

What is the smallest fraction with two digit numerator and three digit denominator?

10/100, of course. If you want an irreducible fraction, that would be 10/101.To get a superlatively small fraction, you need a small numerator and a large denominator; therefore the correct answer is 10/999.

Why can you divide the numerator of an improper fraction by its denominator?

because you can not divide numerator (the small number) by the a denominator (the big number) like this: 12 < not this --- 12 divided by 7 5 7 < first this the answer is 1--- 7

What is a fully reduced fractions?

A fully reduced fraction is the one which is reduced to the lowest terms by finding an equivalent fraction in which the numerator and denominator are as small as possible.

How do you make the number of fraction more small?

You look for common factors in the numerator and denominator. Then you divide both by the common factor. For example, in 6/9, both numbers are divisible by 3. If you divide them by 3, you get the equivalent fraction 2/3. Or you can divide the denominator and the numerator (the bottom and top numbers) by the same number. eg. 2/8 could become 1/4 because I divided the (first) fraction by 2

How can you tell if the improper fraction is closer to a 0 or 1?

An improper fraction is one where the numerator is bigger than the denominator. For example 3/2 or 10/3. So if you were to divide a big number by a small number, would your answer be less than 1?

Which fraction is closest to zero?

There is no such thing as "closest". If you name a fraction, then no matter how small it is, I can always name one that's smaller ... all I have to do is make the denominator bigger than yours, and my fraction is closer to zero than yours is.

What is 4.65 as a fraction with a denominator of 48?

There is no such fraction. 223/48 is too small and 224/48 is too large.

Why is 5 out of 6 less than 13 out of 15?

5 out of 6 is smaller than 13 out of 5 because if you change the whole fraction, 5 out of 6 would be smaller by 1.When the denominator is the same, the numerator with a small number than the other fraction than it is less than.

How do you simlify Fractions?

Well for one, it means you make both the denominator and the numerator as small a number as possible, but equals the same as the original fraction. To simplify you have to have a fraction that has a denominator and numerator that can both be divided by the same number. (For example) 4/30 can be divided by 2. 4 divided by 2 is 2, and 30 divided by 2 is 15 so the new fraction would be 2/15. (Another example) 14/28 can be divided by 2 also but both numbers can also be divided by 14. 14 divided by 14 is 1, and 28 divided by 14 is 2. So the final answer is 1/2.

How can you compare 2 fractions?

You can convert both into equivalent fractions with the same denominator. Then the fraction with the smaller numerator is the smaller number. Converting to percentages is the same: the common denominator is 100 and the numerators are the percentages.Alternatively, you could convert both into equivalent fractions with the same numerator and then the fraction with the larger denominator is the smaller fraction. This is a better method when the numerators are small and the denominators are large.Suppose you were required to compare 4/93 and 3/71 (extreme example). The conventional method would require you to find the common denominator, which is 6603. Then the equivalent fractions can be calculated as 4/93 = 284/6603 and 3/71 = 279/6603. Since the second numerator is smaller, the second fraction, 3/71, is smaller. All this requires some serious calculations.Using the alternative method, the least common numerator is 12 so that the equivalent fractions are 4/93 = (4*3)/(93*3) = 12/279, and 3/71 = (3*4)/(71*4) = 12/284. The second denominator, 284, is larger so the second fraction is smaller.*** WARNING ***This is a perfectly valid method but, but it is somewhat unconventional. It may not be one that is approved in many schools. Make sure you have an open minded teacher before using it for school work.

What is simlfy mean in a fraction?

I think you mean what simplify means? It's just making the numbers as small as possible, yet fitting to the equivalent fractions.For instance, two-sixth can be simplified to one-third. That is, finding the highest common factor for both of the numerator and the denominator, and then dividing both of them with that number.

Is a decimal bigger than a fraction?

Not necessarily. They are simply two different ways of writing numbers that can be big or small.

How do you give a full solution in dividing a small number by a bigger number?

When you give a full solution in dividing a small number by a bigger number, you list all the decimals that are in the answer, or you list the solution in its simplest fraction form.

What does it mean when a reaction has a large value of KMeq?

If a reaction creates far more products than reactants, the numerator is large and the denominator is small. That means Keq will be large. So when Keq is large, equilibrium is to the far right of the reaction. A reaction that goes to completion would have an infinite Keq, since the concentration of reactants goes all the way to zero.If few products form, and many reactants remain, the numerator is small and the denominator is large. So a small Keq means that equilibrium is far to the're welcome.

How do you find the gcf of a fraction?

The general idea is to find a common factor between the numerator and the denominator, so that you can simplify the fraction. One way is to find the prime factors for numerator and denominator, and look for common factors. This is appropriate for small numbers, but slow for larger numbers. A much faster method for large numbers is Euclid's algorithm. For example, to find the gcf of 70 and 40, subtract 70 - 40. You get 30. The gcf of 70 and 40 is the same as the gcf of 40 and 30. Continue, until one number is a multiple of the other: gcf of 40 and 30 is the same as gcf of 30 and 10; since 30 is a multiple of 10, 10 is the gcf.

How come you cannot divide a number by zero but you can multiply a number by zero?

If you multiply any number by zero the answer is zero If you dividea number by zero the answer is undetermined. It is usually infinity , since when you divide a number ( numerator0 by a small the number (denominator) the smaller that denominator the larger the answer, and zero is so small that the answer is infinite. But not always, as in special cases when the numerator is also zero

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Which fraction is bigger 3 over 5 or 4 over 7?

3/5=21/35 4/7=20/35 3/5 is bigger by a small bit

Why is the fraction with the higher denominators lesser then the fraction with the lesser denominator?

The fraction with the higher denominators lesser then the fraction with the lesser denominator because it is being split into more pieces. Think about it this way: you made brownies if you spilt them in half ( 1/2 ) you will have two big pieces but if you split them with a lot of people let's say 25 each person will get a very small brownie. 1/25 is smaller than 1/2 -saf13

If a substance has a high density and large mass what is the volume large or small?

"High density" means that a large mass is crammed into a small volume.Mathematically, density is mass divided by volume (m/v). For m/v to express a large number, the numerator (mass) has to be large and the denominator (volume) has to be small.

In fraction is zero big or small?

It is small.

How do you simplify fractions by using factor trees?

The idea is to eliminate common factors. Let me show you an example (start with a fraction, then show all the factors for numerator and denominator, then eliminate common factors - in the example, 2 and 5):20 / 30 = (2 x 2 x 5) / (2 x 3 x 5) = 2 / 3It is often faster not to do the complete factorization, but to find common factors. IN the above example, it is obvious that both are divisible by 10, so you can immeidately divide both by 10. If numerator and denominator are both even, divide both by 2; if both end with 5 or 0, divide both by 5. So, just see whether there are small factors in common (at least 2, 3, 5, and 7), and simplify, before doing the complete factorization.There are a few other situations where you can avoid complete factorization - for example, you can't simplify a fraction:If there is a difference of 1 between numerator and denominator.If the numerator is 1.If one of the two (numerator vs. denominator) is a prime number, and the other isn't divisi9ble by that prime number.

In the US drinking water is of the water you use each day?

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An insignificantly small fraction.