Rule 8: Any Integer Can Be Written as a Fraction

You can express an integer as a fraction by simply dividing by 1, or you can express any integer as a fraction by simply choosing a numerator and denominator so that the overall value is equal to the integer.

Example 1: tex2html_wrap_inline56 or tex2html_wrap_inline58

Example 2: tex2html_wrap_inline60 or tex2html_wrap_inline62 or tex2html_wrap_inline64

Example 3: tex2html_wrap_inline66 or tex2html_wrap_inline68 or tex2html_wrap_inline70

Example 4: tex2html_wrap_inline72 or tex2html_wrap_inline74 or tex2html_wrap_inline76

Work the following problems and click on Answer to check your results.

Problem 1: Find 12 x 1

Answer.

Problem 2: Find tex2html_wrap_inline78

Answer.

Problem 3: Write tex2html_wrap_inline80 in three other ways.

Answer.

Problem 4: Write tex2html_wrap_inline82 in three other ways.

Answer.

Problem 5: Write tex2html_wrap_inline84 in three other ways.

Answer.

Problem 6: Write 1 in three other ways.

Answer.

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