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crossmultiply
[
kraws

muhl
tiplahy,
kros
]
/ˈkrɔsˈmʌl tɪˌplaɪ, ˈkrɒs/
IPA
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Word Origin
verb (used without object)
,
crossmultiplied,
crossmultiplying.
Mathematics
1.
to remove fractions from an equation by multiplying each side by the common multiple of the denominators of the fractions of both sides.
Origin of
crossmultiply
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19501955
195055
Related forms
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crossmultiplication
[
kraws
muhltiplikeysh
uh
n,
kros
]
/ˈkrɔsˌmʌl tɪ plɪˌkeɪ ʃən, ˈkrɒs/
(
Show IPA
),
cross multiplication,
noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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crossmultiply
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crossmultiply
To multiply the numerator of one of a pair of fractions by the denominator of the other.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
Copyright © 2002. Published by Houghton Mifflin. All rights reserved.
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Word Value for
cross
7
8
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crossmultiply
The one who first states a case seems right, until the other comes and crossexamines.
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But I will harden Pharaoh's heart, and I will multiply my signs and wonders in the land of Egypt.
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If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me.
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