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# How are unit fractions alike?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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10y ago

All of them have a numerator of 1.

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Abraham Oshidero

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2y ago
What is always the same about a unit fraction?

Anonymous

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that they

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### How are unit fractions alike and different?

The answer depends on what they are meant to be alike and different from!

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Unit fractions all have the same numerators but the denominators can be different.

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Fractions are alike if they have the same denominators; otherwise they are different.

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### Is it true that ancient Egyptians thought that all fractions could be written as unit fractions?

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### What is a unit in fractions?

A unit = 1 = 1/1 in fraction form.