Different Faces of the Number 1: Problem 7

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 7:
Write 7 as a fraction in three ways.

Answer.
tex2html_wrap_inline19 to name a few ways.

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