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the quotient is always greater than the either fraction because any time when you multiply either number with 1 you will get the whole entire universe heheheheh

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Q: Why the quotient of two fractions is always greater than either fraction?
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Why does a unit fraction less than one is divided by a who number greater than 1 the quotient is always greater than the dividend?

Yes, but this is true of not just unit fractions but any positive number.

Is the quotient of to proper fractions is always a proper fraction?

No. 2/3 divided by 3/5 = 10/9

Are improper fractions always greater than 1?

Yes. That's the definition of an improper fraction. If it's not greater than ' 1 ', then it isn't an improper fraction.

When dividing fractions does the answer always end with an improper fraction?

Not always. There are times when division of fractions results in a non-improper fraction.

Why is the quotient of of two fractions always greater than either fractions?

That is simply not true. For example, consider the quotient of 2/9 and 2/3.(2/9) / (2/3) = (2*3)/(9*2) = 3/9 = 1/3 which, unless I am very much mistaken, is not greater than one of the fractions: namely 2/3.

When a whole number greater than one is divided by a unit fraction less than one the quotient is always greater than the dividend true or false?


Why is the reciprocal of a fraction less than one always a fraction greater than one?

A positive fraction that is less than one is known as a proper fraction. In a proper fraction, the denominator is greater than the numerator. A reciprocal fraction would have a numerator greater than the denominator. Such a fraction is known as an improper fraction. Improper fractions are greater than one.

Is the least common denominator of two fraction is always greater than the denominator of the fractions?

Not always. If one denominator is a multiple of the other, the LCD will be the larger one.

When dividing a fraction is the quotient always a whole number?

Not necessarily.

Why is 5 over 5 an improper fraction?

5/5 is an improper fraction, because it is the same as saying 1. Yes. 5/5 is an improper fraction. Improper fractions are fractions with greater numerator than denominator or with the same numerator and denominator. Thus, improper fractions when changed to decimals are always greater than one or exactly equal to one. 5/5 is exactly equal to one, thus it is an improper fraction.

Why is the recipical of A fraction less than one is always a fraction greater than one?

Fractions that are less than one are known as proper fractions. Their denominators are greater than their numerators. Their reciprocals would have numerators greater than their denominators, making them improper. Improper fractions are greater than one.

What is the simalarites betweenproer and improper fractions?

Both proper and improper fractions have a numerator and a denominator. In a proper fraction the numerator is always less than the denominator. In an improper function the numerator is greater than the denominator

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