pclawong wrote:

Correct me if I am wrong.

The first part of the question is saying the numerator is 1/4 of the whole fraction, i get that

but it is asking the value of the denominator.

Why is the value of the denominator is 1/4? it does not make sense to me

N = (1/4)*(N/D)

N gets cancelled off and you get D = 1/4.

No matter what N is, whenever D is 1/4, the value of N will be a quarter of the whole fraction.

Say N = 2,

N/D = 2/(1/4) = 8

N is a quarter of the whole fraction.

Say N = 3,

N/D = 3/(1/4) = 12

N is a quarter of the whole fraction.

Since 4 of the denominator's denominator will multiply the fraction by 4, no matter what the numerator is, it will always be a quarter of the fraction.

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