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# Explain why dividing any fraction by 1 equals the fraction?

Updated: 9/18/2023 Wiki User

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Because, 1 multiplied by a number or fraction will equal the same thing, that's what also happens with dividing by 1. I hope I helped! Wiki User

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### Why dividing fraction by 1 equals the fraction?

Dividing any number by 1 equals the number you started with.

### Why dividing any fraction by 1 equals the fraction?

It's the same as dividing any number by 1. 4/1 = 4, 1 goes into four 4 times. (1/2)/1 = (1/2), 1 goes into (1/2) only .5 times.

### What algorithm makes sense for dividing any fraction by any fraction?

Hey Guys! I'm Not Sure That's Why I Am Asking You!.

### What is a nonzero fraction?

Any fraction that has a zero as the numerator equals zero. Any fraction that does not have a zero in the numerator would be a nonzero fraction.

### How do I express a fraction or mixed number as a decimal?

Convert the mixed number to an improper fraction. Any fraction can be expressed as a decimal by dividing the denominator into the numerator.

### What algorithm makes sense for dividing any fraction by any whole number?

multiply by the reciprocal of the whole number

### What is a fraction that equals one?

A fraction that equals one is any integer (negative or positive) that is divided by itself. For instance, -6/-6 equals one. 1,965/1,965 equals one.

### Dividing one third is the same as multiplying by what number?

Dividing by any fraction is the same as multiplying by that fraction's reciprocal. To find a fraction's reciprocal on a calculator, simply raise the fraction to the power of -1. In this case, dividing by 1/3 is the same as multiplying by (1/3)-1 = 3. For example, 8 / 1/3 = 8 x 3 = 24

### Is any number divisible by zero is a multiple of a complex number?

no o is nothing if you try dividing it you will get a fraction

### Why when when dividing any fraction by 1 you get that fraction?

It's the same as dividing any number by 1. 4/1 = 4, 1 goes into four 4 times. (1/2)/1 = (1/2), 1 goes into (1/2) only .5 times.

### How do you write 8 over 10 in decemal?

8 over 10 in decimal is 8/10 that equals 0.8

### Fraction that always equals one?

Any fraction to the power of 0 will always equal 1 Any fraction that has the same numerator and denominator will also equal 1