Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321867327
ISBN 13: 978-0-32186-732-2

Chapter 5 - Number Theory and the Real Number System - 5.3 The Rational Numbers - Concept and Vocabulary Check - Page 284: 6


False. The correct statement is $\frac{1}{2} \div 4 = \frac{1}{8}$

Work Step by Step

The statement is false. Note that: $\frac{1}{2} \div 4 = \frac{1}{2} \times \frac{1}{4} = \frac{1}{8}$
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