Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 4 - Section 4.1 - Introduction to Fractions and Mixed Numbers - Exercise Set: 102

Answer

For $\frac{0}{-3}$, you can give your negative three friends each zero cookies from your total stash of zero cookies. For $\frac{-3}{0}$, you can give your nonexistent friends an undefined amount of cookies from your -3 cookies.

Work Step by Step

$\frac{a}{b} = c$ is another way of saying, if you have $a$ items and you want to split it into $b$ groups, each of the $b$ groups will have $c$ items.
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