what is the formula for the distributive property of rational numbers?
how we distribute the numbers in fractions in negative form?

Asked by diya_shukl | 8th Apr, 2015, 11:54: PM

Expert Answer:

L e t space p over q comma space r over s space a n d space t over u space b e space t h r e e space r a t i o n a l space n u m b e r s. T h u s comma space t h e space d i s t r i b u t i v e space p r o p e r t y space o f space r a t i o n a l space n u m b e r s space o v e r space a d d i t i o n space i s space a s space f o l l o w s colon p over q cross times space open parentheses r over s plus t over u close parentheses equals open parentheses p over q cross times r over s close parentheses plus open parentheses p over q cross times t over u close parentheses A n d comma space t h e space d i s t r i b u t i v e space p r o p e r t y space o f space r a t i o n a l space n u m b e r s space o v e r space s u b t r a c t i o n space i s space a s space f o l l o w s colon p over q cross times space open parentheses r over s minus t over u close parentheses equals open parentheses p over q cross times r over s close parentheses minus open parentheses p over q cross times t over u close parentheses

Answered by Vimala Ramamurthy | 9th Apr, 2015, 09:15: AM