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A number multiplied by 1 is equal to the original number.

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For fractions where the numerator (top) is LESS than the deonominator (bottom), the product will be LESS than the original number, because the fraction has a value of LESS than 1.

For fractions where the numerator is MORE than the denominator, the product will be MORE than the original number because the fraction has a value of MORE than 1.

For fractions where the numerator and denominator are the same, the product will be the same as the original number because the fraction has a value equal to 1.

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Q: When you multiply a whole number by a fraction is the product always less than the original whole number?

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The product would always be 0.

The only generalisation posible is that it will always be a rational number. The product can be positive or negative; it can be a fraction or an integer, it can be larger or smaller.

No, the product will always be even.

... less than the original fraction.

2/14, 3/21, 4/28...just multiply the numerator(top) and denominator(bottom) by the same number and your result will always be equivalent to the original fraction :)

To solve these kinds of problems you multiply the original number by the fraction of the percentage at hand.The fraction of the percentage is always the percent/100.So in this case:36 x (25/100) = 9Hope this helps!9

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To solve these kinds of problems you multiply the original number by the fraction of the percentage at hand.The fraction of the percentage is always the percent/100.So in this case:36 x (25/100) = 9Hope this helps!9

The product is not always greater than 1.

Multiply the numerators together. Multiply the denominators together. Reduce, if possible. The answer when multiplying fractions together will always be lower than either.

No the product of two integers will not always be a positive, because if you multiply a positive and a negative you'll get a negative.

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