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The answer depends on what they are meant to be alike and different from!

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Q: How are unit fractions alike and different?
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How are all unit fractions alike and different?

Unit fractions all have the same numerators but the denominators can be different.


How are fractions alike and different?

Fractions are alike if they have the same denominators; otherwise they are different.


How are unit fractions alike?

All of them have a numerator of 1.


How are common and decimal fractions alike and different?

They are not alike, they are different, but they can be identical in value. Example :- 3/4 and 0.75 are different ways of expressing the same quantity and they are not alike at all.


How are unit rates and rates alike?

Unit rates are a special type of rates: those where the numerator or, more usually the denominator, of the rate is 1.


How are Egyptian fractions different from your system of fractions?

Well as a matter of fact Egyptian fractions can only be unit fractions with different denomitnators. They will never do 1/2+1/2=1 instead they would us the mehod /i explained.


How are fractions and decimals alike and how are they different?

Fractions and decimals are alike because you can make a fraction into a decimal (here's an exanple; 1/2 can be made into 0.5) and vice versa. The only difference is the different forms they are written in; a fraction is written in fraction form and a decimal is written in decimal form.


Explain how proper and improper fractions are alike?

i think they are bothe fractions


How are all unit fractions different?

They have the same numerator (1) but different denominators. Since the numerator is 1 in each fraction, it cannot be simplified therefore each unit fraction is in its simplest form. Then, because the denominators of any two of them are different the fractions must be different.


How are proper and improper fractions alike?

they sometimes have the same answer and sometimes they dont.


What other n number of unit fractions can be found that sum to 1?

There are infinitely many different ways to make groups of fractions that sum to 1.


How do you subtract fractions without alike denominators?

Convert unlike fractions to equivalent fractions with common denominators by finding the LCM of the denominators.