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anonymous
 3 years ago
what justifies 2*1/2=1
anonymous
 3 years ago
what justifies 2*1/2=1

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anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.02 and 1/2 are multiplicative inverses of each other product of multiplicative inverses give multiplicative identity which is one (1)

cwrw238
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well you might say 2 half's make a whole right?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ya but i think they are just learning about multiplicative identity etc right now

cwrw238
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes  i see your point  i'm just in a jocular mood at the moment....

kirbykirby
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You can also think that multiplication is adding. 2* 1/2 is 2 times one half (or adding 1/2 two times: 1/2 + 1/2). If you have half a cookie, and another half cookie, then you get 1 whole cookie.
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