## Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

False. The whole number needs to be rewritten as $\frac{whole\ number}{1}$. Example: $\frac{4}{5} \cdot 8 = \frac{4}{5} \cdot \frac{8}{1} = \frac{4 \cdot 8}{5 \cdot 1} = \frac{32}{5}$.