Inset rational number between 1/2 and -1/2?

Asked by Dibyendu | 16th Jul, 2017, 10:56: PM

Expert Answer:

begin mathsize 16px style To space insert space straight a space rational space number space between space two space given space rational space numbers comma space say space straight a space and space straight b comma space we space find space the space sum space of space the space two space given space numbers
and space divide space it space by space 2.
This space would space give space us space straight a space rational space number space between space straight a space and space straight b.
So comma space the space rational space number space between space 1 half space and space minus 1 half space is space fraction numerator 1 half plus open parentheses negative 1 half close parentheses over denominator 2 end fraction equals 0 over 2 equals 0 end style

Answered by Rebecca | 16th Jul, 2017, 11:48: PM