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# When you divide a unit fraction ( less than 1) by a whole number is the quotion larger or smaller than the fraction?

Updated: 9/25/2023

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The answer will depend on the sign of the fraction.

(1/4) / 2 = 1/8, which is smaller.

(-1/4) / 2 = -1/8, which is greater.

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