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Q: Is the quotient of two fractions greater or less than the fractions you srart with?

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It need not be. The numbers 1/2 and (-1/2) are both fractions less than 1 but their quotient is -1, which is less than both the fractions.

Yes. Consider two negative fractions. Since they are negative, both are less than 1. But their product is positive and so greater than either.

The quotient need not be greater than a whole number less than one!

Greater the divisor is less than 1,so the quotient is greater than the dividend

Yes, but this is true of not just unit fractions but any positive number.

The quotient will be less than one.

Proper fractions.

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The statement is simply not true.Consider 2/9 and 2/3, both are fractions which are less than 1.Their quotient is (2/9) / (2/3) = (2/9)*(3/2) = 3/9 = 1/3The last time I checked, 1/3 was not greater than 2/3. I have no idea where you are getting your rubbish assertions from.

It will be greater.

You find the common denominator for both fractions and which ever has the highest numerator is greater.

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