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 July 14th, 2012, 01:50 PM #1 Senior Member   Joined: Jan 2010 Posts: 205 Thanks: 0 How can I move a fraction to the bottom of a fraction Say I have: $\frac{x \cdot \frac{1}{z}}{y}$ How can I make it look like: $\frac{x}{y \cdot \frac{1}{z}}$ I'm trying to figure out the algebraic rule(s) for this
 July 14th, 2012, 01:57 PM #2 Global Moderator     Joined: Oct 2008 From: London, Ontario, Canada - The Forest City Posts: 7,950 Thanks: 1141 Math Focus: Elementary mathematics and beyond Re: How can I move a fraction to the bottom of a fraction $\frac{x\,\cdot\,\frac{1}{z}}{y}\,=\,\frac{x}{yz} \\ \frac{x}{y\,\cdot\,\frac{1}{z}}\,=\,\frac{xz}{y} \\ \frac{x}{yz}\,\cdot\,z^2\,=\,\frac{xz}{y}$
 July 14th, 2012, 02:10 PM #3 Senior Member   Joined: Jan 2010 Posts: 205 Thanks: 0 Re: How can I move a fraction to the bottom of a fraction I had meant without changing the value of the expression, but I read the problem incorrectly. It was just 'x' not '(1/x)' in the denominator, which makes much more sense.
 July 15th, 2012, 01:05 AM #4 Math Team     Joined: Mar 2012 From: India, West Bengal Posts: 3,871 Thanks: 86 Math Focus: Number Theory Re: How can I move a fraction to the bottom of a fraction $\frac{x \cdot \frac{1}{z}}{y}= \frac{x}{y} \cdot \frac{1}{z} = \frac{x}{y \cdot z}$

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