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# Will the product of a fraction less than one and a whole number be less than or greater than the whole number explain?

Updated: 9/25/2023

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The product is less than or greater than the whole number depending on the sign of the fraction.

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

(1/2) * -4 = -2, which is smaller than 4.

(-1/2) * 4 = -2, which is smaller than -4.

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

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