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**Equivalent Fractions And Multiplication By 1**: At a Glance

- Topics At a Glance
- Different Types of Numbers
- Natural Numbers
- Whole Numbers
- Integers and Negative Numbers
- Integers and Absolute Value
- Rational Numbers
- Irrational Numbers
- Real Numbers and Imaginary Numbers
- Different Ways to Represent Numbers
- Fractions
- Equivalent Fractions
- Mixed Numbers
- Reducing Fractions
**Comparing Fractions**- Least Common Denominator
- Addition and Subtraction of Fractions
- Multiplication of Fractions
**Equivalent Fractions and Multiplication by 1**- Multiplication by Clever Form of 1
- Multiplicative Inverses
- Division of Fractions
- Multiplication and Division with Mixed Numbers
- Decimals
- Converting Fractions into Decimals
- Converting Decimals into Fractions
- Comparing Decimals
- Adding and Subtracting Decimals
- Multiplication and Division by Powers of 10
- Multiplying Decimals
- Dividing Decimals
- Infinite Decimals
- Percents
- Portion of the Whole
- Things to Do with Real Numbers
- Addition and Subtraction of Real Numbers
- Properties of Addition
- Subtraction
- Multiplication
- Division
- Long Division Remainder
- Exponents and Powers - Whole Numbers
- Properties of Exponents
- Prime Factorization
- Order of Operations
- Even and Odd Numbers
- Infinity
- Sequences
- is Irrational
- Counting Rational Numbers
- Counting Real Numbers?
- Counting Irrational Numbers
- In the Real World
- Decimals in Use
- How to Solve a Math Problem
- I Like Abstract Things: Summary

Multiplication by 1. We bet you like the sound of that. And well you should. It's as simple as it sounds.

Mathematicians call 1 the **multiplicative identity**, meaning that any number multiplied by 1 gets to keep its identity. Any number multiplied by a number other than one is immediately given an alias and escorted by a U.S. Marshal to a farmhouse in Iowa as a member of the Witness Protection Program.

When we find equivalent fractions, what we're really doing is multiplying by a cleverly disguised form of 1. We're talking fake mustache, glasses, a wig made out of real human hair - the works.

Example 1

What is ? |

Example 2

What is 57 x 1? |

Example 3

What is ? |

Example 4

What is 1/2 equivalent to? |

Example 5

What is equivalent to? |