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# Is the product of a fraction less than 1 and a whole number greater than or less than the whole number explain?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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9y ago

It can be either.1/2 * 4 = 2, so the answer is less.

-1/2 * 4 = -2, so the answer is less.

1/2 * -4 = -2, so the answer is greater.

-1/2 * -4 = 2, so the answer is greater.

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