Property of Division by 1
Pronunciation: /ˈpɹɑp.ər.ti ʌv dɪ.vɪ.ʒən baɪ wʌn/ Explain
Figure 1: Division by 1.
What do you get if you divide a set of objects into groups of
1? You get the same number you started with. So,
any number divided by 1 remains unchanged.
a / 1 = a.
- McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, property of division by 1. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 146. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book
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