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From: russ

To: Teacher2Teacher Public Discussion
Date: 2009072812:01:59
Subject: fraction

A main division line is a grouping symbol just like ( ) or [ ]or { }or absloute value signs. Therefore the use of / is an improper but convenient symbol to use to indicate a rational expression.

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