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Dividing a friction is multiplying by its reciprocal. The reciprocal of a fraction is the numerator and the denominator switched around.

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A polynomial of degree zero is a constant term

The grouping method of factoring can still be used when only some of the terms share a common factor A True B False

The sum or difference of p and q is the of the x-term in the trinomial

A number a power of a variable or a product of the two is a monomial while a polynomial is the of monomials

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What is a fraction that can be changed dividing it?

a fraction that can be changed by dividing it is called an improper fraction.


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