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# What is a nonzero fraction?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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Any fraction that has a zero as the numerator equals zero. Any fraction that does not have a zero in the numerator would be a nonzero fraction.

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### What goes Is the fraction of 1.0?

Any nonzero number will go into 1.0

### When multiplying a nonzero fraction by its reciprocal the product is call?

When you multiply a nonzero fraction by its reciprocal you get 1. Take this example.Lets say you have a fraction called (a/b). The reciprocal of that fraction would be (b/a). If you multiply the two you'd get (a/b)*(b/a)=(ab/ab). Anything divided by itself is 1.

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### What is a number made up of a nonzero whole number and fraction?

It is a mixed number.

### What is the difference of a whole number and a nonzero whole number?

A whole number is any number that is not a fraction, decimal, or mixed number. A nonzero whole number is the same, except that it doesn't equal zero.

### Does adding the same nonzero number to the numerator and denominator of a fraction produce an equivalent fraction?

No because the numerator and the denominator must be multiplied or divided by the same number for a given equivalent fraction

### How can you write any nonzero whole number as a fraction?

No, you cannot write any irrational number as a fraction.

### Why the definition of a fraction restricts the denominator to being a nonzero integer?

Because division by zero is not defined and if the denominator were zero, we would be dividing by zero.

### Is the quotient of two nonzero numbers always a rational number?

Yes, as long as the two nonzero numbers are themselves rational. (Since a rational number is any number that can be expressed as the quotient of two rational numbers, or any number that can be written as a fraction using only rational numbers.) If one of the nonzero numbers is not rational, the quotient will most likely be irrational.

### What is the product of two or nonzero whole numbers?

The product of two nonzero whole numbers will be a nonzero whole number.