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

    I want to thank you for the reply:

    The word "per" makes it easier for me to determine the answer. Since the forward slash would indicate "per," I would interpret 42 mills on or per $1.00 as 42...
  5. Tax Rate: Express a tax rate of 42 mills on $1.00 as a rate on $1000.00

    Does "on" as it is used below have the meaning of per?

    Express a tax rate of 42 mills on $1.00 as a rate on $1000.00

    Would it indicate the following: ...42 mills per $1.00 and ... as a rate per...
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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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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)
  13. How does $100.00 equal percent? I have not ever...

    How does $100.00 equal percent? I have not ever seen $%!
  14. In the following context or example, I think it...

    In the following context or example, I think it makes good sense to use "1" as a denominator. For example, express a decimal rate of 0.0625 as a dollar rate per $100. One solution would be as...
  15. 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. 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. 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. 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. "...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. 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. 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.
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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...
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    Does your reply indicate that either one is...

    Does your reply indicate that either one is correct?
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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!
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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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