Different Faces of the Number 1: Problem 4

Rule 7:
The number 1 can take on many forms. 4 - 3 = 1 and 10 - 9 = 1 can be used as a substitution for the number 1 because they have a value of 1. When the numerator of a fraction is equivalent to the denominator of a fraction, the value of the fraction is 1. This only works when you have a legal fraction; i.e., the denominator does not equal zero. You can substitute one of these fractions for the numer 1.

Problem 4:

Write tex2html_wrap_inline21 in three other ways.

Since tex2html_wrap_inline21 has a value of 1, it can be written as tex2html_wrap_inline23 , tex2html_wrap_inline25 , 1, and a zillion other ways.

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