cross multiply

cross multiply


Definition of CROSS MULTIPLY

intransitive verb
:  to clear an equation of fractions when each side consists of a fraction with a single denominator by multiplying the numerator of each side by the denominator of the other side and equating the two products obtained
cross multiplication noun

First Known Use of CROSS MULTIPLY



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