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- 3 weeks ago
Yes, a coefficient can be any number along with a variable. This could be a whole number or fraction. For example:

(1/2)y, where 1/2 is the coefficient and fraction, and y is the variable.

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- Anonymous4 weeks ago
Yes. When the coefficient of a variable is a fraction, it is to be calculated as division problem. Example:

(a) = (1a) = (1/1)(a) = (a/1) = (a)

Second example:

(1/4b) = (1/4)(b) = (b/4)

Coefficient is simply multiplier of variable quantity and so quantity may be multiplied by fraction.

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