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Which of the following operations carried out on both

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Which of the following operations carried out on both [#permalink] New post 15 May 2016, 17:28
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Which of the following operations carried out on both the numerator and the denominator of a fraction will always produce an equivalent fraction?

Indicate all such operations.

A. Adding 2
B. Multiplying by 5
C. Dividing by 100



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Re: Which of the following operations carried out on both [#permalink] New post 12 Jun 2019, 11:05
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Explanation

A. Adding 2
If we start with: 1/2
And add 2 to the numerator and the denominator, we get: 3/4
3/4 is NOT equivalent to 1/2
Statement A is NOT true
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B. Multiplying by 5
If we start with: x/y
And multiply the numerator and the denominator by 5, we get: 5x/5y
Since 5x/5y and x/y are equivalent fractions, statement B is TRUE
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C. Dividing by 100
If we start with: x/y
And divide the numerator and the denominator by 100, we get: (x/100)/(y/100)
(x/100)/(y/100) = (x/100)(100/y) = 100x/100y
Since 100x/100y and x/y are equivalent fractions, statement C is TRUE

Answer: B & C

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