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Unformatted text preview: d 7 / 3 ; 15 / 1 and 1 / 15 and so on. Operations with simple fractions Extension of a fraction. A fraction value isn’t changed, if to multiply its numerator and denominator by the same non-zero number. This transformation of a fraction is called an extension of a fraction. For instance: Cancellation of a fraction. A fraction value isn’t changed, if to divide its numerator and denominator by the same non-zero number. This transformation of a fraction is called a cancellation of a fraction or lowest term. For instance: Math I -8- Feel free to pass this on to your friends, but please don’t post it online. Discuss UPCAT and other college entrance exam questions and answers at Academic-Clinic’s Facebook Page. We encourage you to answer the questions we post there and actively participate in the discussions on our wall. For UPCAT, ACET, DLSUCET and USTET tips, tricks, news and other college entrance exam information, visit the Academic-Clinic website. Tell your friends and classmates to come find and join us. The more, the merrier. Good luck! AcademicAcademic Academic-Clinic.com The achiever’s guide to academic life and beyond… W ebsite: http://academic-clinic.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/academic.clinic Twitter: http://twitter.com/acadclinic College entrance exam and science high school entrance test tips. Conquer UPCAT, ACET, USTET, DLSUCET, PSHS-NCE, and other entrance tests. Comparison of fractions. From two fractions with the same numerators that one is more, a denominator of which is less: From two fractions with the same denominators that one is more, a numerator of which is more: To compare two fractions, which have different both numerators and denominators, it is necessary to extend them to reduce to the same denominators. E x a m p l e . Compare the fractions: Solution. Multiply numerator and denominator of the first fraction - by denominator of the second fraction and numerator and denominator of the second fraction - by denominator of the first fraction: The used transformation of fractions is called a reducing of fractions to a common denominator. Math I -9-...
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This note was uploaded on 07/21/2013 for the course UPCAT 2014 taught by Professor Otis during the Spring '13 term at University of the Philippines Diliman.

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