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OpenStudy (osanseviero):

If this cancels out, why is it 1? http://newton.matem.unam.mx:8080/ejercicios/racionales/p0507.gif

zepdrix (zepdrix):

Hmm, example: \(\Large \dfrac{5}{5}\quad=\quad ?\)

OpenStudy (osanseviero):

Oh...it makes complete sense now...I am dividing by the same thing

zepdrix (zepdrix):

Yah, the factors are not `cancelling` per-say. Maybe we use that word too loosely in math. They're dividing out.

OpenStudy (osanseviero):

Thanks :)

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