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# How would you find a fraction of a number?

Updated: 9/21/2023 Wiki User

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Simple. Divide the whole number by the bottom number of the fraction (denominator) and then multiply by the top (numerator).

Example: 2/5 of 20 is 8. Divide 20 by 5(which is 4)then multiply by 2(which is 8). Simple. Wiki User

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To find the reciprocal of a whole number, you must first write it as a fraction. You do this by writing x/1, if the number is 4, it would be 4/1. Then you would find the reciprocal of that fraction. So using the same example, the reciprocal of 4 is 1/4.

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The question makes no sense: any fraction IS a number. So there is nothing to find!

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the reciprocal of a number is 1 divided by the number. if you want to find the reciprocal of a fraction you would need to swap the fraction numbers around and then multiply by 1. and then divide the answer.It is 1 divided by the number.

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It would be an improper fraction.

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To simplify a fraction, you find a number that can be divided by the fraction you are simplifying. sometimes this does not always work and the fraction can not be simplified.

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