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# How is the product of a proper fraction and a whole number similar to and different from the product of two proper fractions?

Updated: 9/25/2023

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8y ago

They are the same. If you write the whole number p in the form of the fraction, p/1, you would see absolutely no difference.

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Q: How is the product of a proper fraction and a whole number similar to and different from the product of two proper fractions?
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### How is the product of a proper fraction and a whole number similar and different from the product of two proper fractions?

If you express the whole number w, as w/1, then there is no difference whatsoever.

### How do you compare fractions in terms of similar and dissimilar fractions?

You can compare similar fractions by looking at their numerators. You can compare dissimilar fractions by converting them to similar fractions and looking at their numerators. You can convert a dissimilar fraction to a similar fraction by finding the least common denominator.

### How do you check if the answer in similar fraction is correct?

If the fractions are similar, they will simplify to the same fraction.

### What is a similar fraction?

Similiar fractions are fractions that have the same denominator.

### What is the meaning of addition and subtraction of similar fraction?

Similar fractions are fractions with the same denominator. In order to add or subtract fractions they need to be similar.

### What is similar fraction and disimilar fractions?

Similar fractions have the same denominator, dissimilar ones don't.

### How do multiply similar fraction?

To multiply two fractions, whether or not they are similar, the numerator of the answer is the product of the two numerators. The denominator of the answer is the product of the two denominators.So (a/b)*(c/d) = (a*c)/(b*d).

### How can you say that fraction are similar?

Equivalent fractions have similar values

### What is the definition of similar and dissimilar fractions?

similar fraction is the same denominator and dissimilar fraction is cannot the same denominators

### What is similar fraction?

Similiar fractions are fractions that have the same denominator.

### How do you change fraction in similar fractions?

3/4,2/9 express in similar fractions is 12/36,4/36

### What are equivalent similar and dissimilar fraction?

Equivalent fractions have the same value. 3/4 is equivalent to 6/8 Similar fractions have the same denominator. 3/5 is similar to 4/5 Dissimilar fractions have different denominators. 4/7 is dissimilar to 11/16