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If the result has to be 16 then numerator has to be 16. The question say 'm' is a fraction. Say m=a/b when m is multiplied by its denominator the result is 16. So (a/b)*b=a So the multiplication actually gives you the numerator. The fraction may be 16/100, 16/10 or 16/1. As long as the denominator is multiplied with the fraction, it always leaves you with the value of numerator.



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Bunuel wrote: m is a certain fraction. When m is multiplied by its own denominator, the result is 16. What is the value of m's numerator?
A. 1/16 B. 1/4 C. 4 D. 16 E. The information given is insufficient to determine the value of the numerator. Let m = x/y Now m is multiplied by y then m = x/y (y) => x and given x = 16 and x is a numerator. IMO option D.



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Bunuel wrote: m is a certain fraction. When m is multiplied by its own denominator, the result is 16. What is the value of m's numerator?
A. 1/16 B. 1/4 C. 4 D. 16 E. The information given is insufficient to determine the value of the numerator. the question says \(m=\frac{x}{d}\) and say also that \(\frac{x}{d}*d=16\) ====> x=16 answer C
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Let m = a/b, where a and b are integers. According to question b*a/b =16 or a =16. Hence the numerator is 16. Option D
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Let the fraction be \(\frac{x}{y}\)
The numerator of the fraction is x and the denominator is y.
It is given that when the fraction is multiplied by the denominator, the result is 16.
So \(\frac{x}{y}*y=16\) => x=16
Thus, the numerator is 16.
Answer D



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Bunuel wrote: m is a certain fraction. When m is multiplied by its own denominator, the result is 16. What is the value of m's numerator?
A. 1/16 B. 1/4 C. 4 D. 16 E. The information given is insufficient to determine the value of the numerator. We can let m = x/y, in which x is m’s numerator and y is m’s denominator. We need to find the value of x. Since when m is multiplied by its own denominator the result is 16, we have: my = 16 (x/y) * y = 16 x = 16 Answer: D
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