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1. ## Thread: Multiplication

by KWF
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### Multiplication

2 * 1/4 is or equals 1/2 or 2 times 1/4 equals 1/2.

Are the following correct to re-word or to express the same calculation?

1. 1/2 is two times larger than 1/4
2. 1/2 is two times the size...
2. ## Thread: Annual Compound Interest Calculation: "How would years 3 and 4 appear in the above?"

by KWF
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### Would the following be correct? I want to see the...

Would the following be correct? I want to see the (P + rP) or r(P + P) parts of the calculation used.

Year------------Balance

Now ------------P
1 ---------------P + rP
2---------------(P +...
3. ## Thread: Annual Compound Interest Calculation: "How would years 3 and 4 appear in the above?"

by KWF
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### Annual Compound Interest Calculation: "How would years 3 and 4 appear in the above?"

According to the information on compound interest at the following URL: http://www.moneychimp.com/articles/finworks/fmfutval.htm

"To find a formula for future value, We'll write P for your...
4. ## Thread: Tax Rate: Express a tax rate of 42 mills on $1.00 as a rate on$1000.00

by KWF
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### I want to thank you for the reply: The word...

I want to thank you for the reply:

6. ## Thread: Typing Non-Solidus Fraction

by KWF
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### Typing Non-Solidus Fraction

How are non-solidus fractions (fractions where the numerator and denominator are placed left and right of a slash mark) typed on this question-posting area? I have seen answers with fractions to...
7. ## Thread: What are inverses or reciprocals of (3/4)/5, (9/10)/1, and (5/7)/(7/8) ?

by KWF
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### Thanks for bringing that error to my attention! ...

Thanks for bringing that error to my attention! I'll proof read more carefully in the future.
8. ## Thread: What are inverses or reciprocals of (3/4)/5, (9/10)/1, and (5/7)/(7/8) ?

by KWF
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### I want to thank you for the reply. It helped me...

I want to thank you for the reply. It helped me to understand how to make reciprocals of fractions.

An example: (5/7)/(7/8) becomes (7/8)/(5/7) because (5/7)/(7/8) times its reciprocal...
9. ## Thread: What are inverses or reciprocals of (3/4)/5, (9/10)/1, and (5/7)/(7/8) ?

by KWF
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### I believe that my reciprocal examples are...

I believe that my reciprocal examples are incorrect. They should be 5/(3/4), 1/(9/10), and (7/5)/(5/7). tkhunny provided an excellent example that helped my see how to make the reciprocal of these...
10. ## Thread: What are inverses or reciprocals of (3/4)/5, (9/10)/1, and (5/7)/(7/8) ?

by KWF
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### I have tried to correct my examples. Are theses...

I have tried to correct my examples. Are theses now correct? 5/(3/4) 1/(9/10), and (8/7)/(5/7)
11. ## Thread: What are inverses or reciprocals of (3/4)/5, (9/10)/1, and (5/7)/(7/8) ?

by KWF
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### Can you explain again using numbers and not...

Can you explain again using numbers and not letters? Can you correct my examples if they are incorrect?
12. ## Thread: What are inverses or reciprocals of (3/4)/5, (9/10)/1, and (5/7)/(7/8) ?

by KWF
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### What are inverses or reciprocals of (3/4)/5, (9/10)/1, and (5/7)/(7/8) ?

What is the inverses or reciprocals of the following complex fractions?

(3/4)/5, (9/10)/1, and (5/7)/(7/8)

Are these correct? 5/(4/3), 1/(10/9), and (8/7)/(7/5)

by KWF
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15. ## Thread: Denominator 1 With A Decimal Numerator: Is "0.5/1" a mathematically valid stmt?

by KWF
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### I want to thank you for the reply! There is no...

I want to thank you for the reply! There is no particular reason or context for my using 0.5/1. I am just curious to know whether or not it is correct to use decimals with whole number...
16. ## Thread: Denominator 1 With A Decimal Numerator: Is "0.5/1" a mathematically valid stmt?

by KWF
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### Denominator 1 With A Decimal Numerator: Is "0.5/1" a mathematically valid stmt?

Is it mathematically correct to have a decimal as a numerator and one (1) as a denominator as in 0.5/1?

I think that it is correct because of complex fractions. For example, (1/2)/(2/3) uses...
17. ## Thread: Gambling Phrase: "$5.00 will get you$10.00 if she is late again for work."

by KWF
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### I want to thank you for the reply, but to me what...

I want to thank you for the reply, but to me what you have explained is no difference than a regular $5.00 bet. If I bet$5.00 that some occurrence or situation will occur as I think, I get the...
18. ## Thread: Gambling Phrase: "$5.00 will get you$10.00 if she is late again for work."

by KWF
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### Thanks for the reply and explanation: This is...

Thanks for the reply and explanation: This is how I understand the bet. If I win, I get the $10.00 from the other person making the bet. He loses$10.00 If I lose, I give the person making the bet...
19. ## Thread: Gambling Phrase: "$5.00 will get you$10.00 if she is late again for work."

by KWF
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### "...if you win, I'll give you ten, else you give...

"...if you win, I'll give you ten, else you give me five..." If I lose, I lose $5.00. If I win, I get$10.00, but keep my $5.00. This explanation appears to indicate that$15.00 is evolved in the...
20. ## Thread: Gambling Phrase: "$5.00 will get you$10.00 if she is late again for work."

by KWF
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### Gambling Phrase

I want to thank you for the reply! I am confused. Is there a difference from what you indicated and what Denis has indicated? There seems to be a contradiction here in the explanations.
21. ## Thread: Gambling Phrase: "$5.00 will get you$10.00 if she is late again for work."

by KWF
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### Gambling Phrase: "$5.00 will get you$10.00 if she is late again for work."

What does the following indicate?

$5.00 will get you$10.00 if she is late again for work.

I know that it pertains to betting or gambling.
22. ## Thread: $0.62/(share/quarter) or$0.62/(quarter/share)

by KWF
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### Comments Regarding Duplicate Questions

I had no intentions to create such a hullabaloo with my questions. I will not post and additional questions related to those seen here under this category. I was simply looking a better reply than...
23. ## Thread: $0.62/(share/quarter) or$0.62/(quarter/share)

by KWF
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### Does your reply indicate that either one is...

Does your reply indicate that either one is correct?
24. ## Thread: $0.62/(share/quarter) or$0.62/(quarter/share)

by KWF
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### Follow-up Question

I have not yet received a reason to use one or the other. I apologize for the duplicate posting if this is what you are concerned about!
25. ## Thread: $0.62/(share/quarter) or$0.62/(quarter/share)

by KWF
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### $0.62/(share/quarter) or$0.62/(quarter/share)

The quarterly dividend on one share of stock is $0.62 per share. Which is more logical or recommended and why? 1.$0.62/(share/quarter)

2. \$0.62/(quarter/share)
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