Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Multiplying and Dividing Fractions - 2.5 Multiplying Fractions - 2.5 Exercises: 21

Answer

False.

Work Step by Step

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