ERIC Number: EJ1014600
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-May
Abstractor: As Provided
How Weird Are Weird Fractions?
College Mathematics Journal, v44 n3 p202-209 May 2013
A positive rational is a weird fraction if its value is unchanged by an illegitimate, digit-based reduction. In this article, we prove that each weird fraction is uniquely weird and initiate a discussion of the prevalence of weird fractions.
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, College Mathematics, Mathematical Concepts
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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