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If |2/x| = y does 1 = |x/2|y ?

  1. Feb 7, 2008 #1
    If |2/x| = y does 1 = |x/2|y ?
     
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  3. Feb 7, 2008 #2

    HallsofIvy

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    Yes, as long as a is not 0 (and |2/x| cannot be 0 for any x) a= y is the same as 1= y/a= (1/a)x. Taking a= |2/x|, 1/a= |x/2|.
     
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