Q. 563.7( 3 Votes )

What happens to the value of a fraction if the denominator of the fraction is decreased while numerator is kept unchanged?

Answer :

Let the original fraction be .

Now, if denominator is decreased (say by 1) while numerator is kept same, the fraction becomes .


As the value of fraction is inversely proportional to the value of denominator, therefore, by decreasing denominator the value of fraction increases.


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