Q. 14.5( 2 Votes )

Look at this method of making a pair of equal fraction from another such pair.



i) Check some more pairs of equal fractions. By interchanging the numerator of one with the denominator of the other, do you get equal fractions?

ii) Write this as a general principle using algebra and explain it.

Answer :

i)




So, in all these examples we get equal fractions.


ii) General principle using algebra,


We know that,


When then, aq = pb ………. (1)


Now, on dividing both sides by pq, we get




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