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Q: A fraction with a negative numerator whose absolute value is greater than its positive denominator is a number less than negative one?
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Is A Fraction Negative if it has a negative numerator?

If the numerator is negative and the denominator is positive then the fraction will be negative. If the numerator is negative and the denominator is negative too then the fraction will be positive.


If both the numerator and the denominator are negative does that make the fraction negative?

No!If numerator and denominator have the same signs the fraction is positive.If numerator and denominator have opposite signs the fraction is negative.


If you have a fraction and both the numerator and the denominator are negative and you simplify it would the numerator and denominator stay negative?

The simplification will be positive. In other words, the numerator and the denominator will NOT stay negative.


When the numerator of a fraction is smaller than the denominator it is a(n) fraction.?

There is no simple answer to the question.If only the numerator is negative then the fraction is a negative fraction which may be proper or improper. If the numerator and the denominator have the same sign then the fraction is positive. It is an improper fraction if they are both negative and a proper fraction if they are both positive.


How do you write a negative decimal as a fraction?

just have the fraction be negative(do this by putting the negative symbol on the denominator, numerator or before the fraction).


Can you have negative exponents in the denominator?

You can have negative exponents anywhere. When they are in the denominator, they are equivalent to positive exponents in the numerator of a fraction.


What happens when decrease in numerator and increase in denominator?

The fraction gets smaller or increases, depending on whether the numerator and denominator are positive or negative.


How can a rational number be positive?

A rational number is simply a number that can be expressed as a fraction, with integer numerator and denominator. Such a number can be positive, negative, or zero.A rational number is simply a number that can be expressed as a fraction, with integer numerator and denominator. Such a number can be positive, negative, or zero.A rational number is simply a number that can be expressed as a fraction, with integer numerator and denominator. Such a number can be positive, negative, or zero.A rational number is simply a number that can be expressed as a fraction, with integer numerator and denominator. Such a number can be positive, negative, or zero.


What is a fraction with a numerator that is greater than or equal to the denominator?

It is a top-heavy, or improper fraction but only if the denominator is positive.It is not defined if the denominator is 0 and the numerator is any positive integer.It need not be an improper fraction if the denominator is negative and the numerator is positive - and therefore greater - but of a smaller magnitude.For example, consider 2/(-3): the numerator = 2 is bigger than denominator = -3, but the fraction is not improper.


Do 2 negatives in a fraction equal a positive?

If you mean negative numerator and negative denominator then the answer is Yes.


How do you you reduce a fraction with a negative number as a numerator?

Reduce it as you would normally, negative fractions are no different to positive fractions. Also, it doesn't matter which of the numerator or denominator are negative, as long as when it is reduced the fraction is negative overall.


What is called if a fraction whose numerator and denominator can both be divided by 1?

irreducible fraction An irreducible fraction (or fraction in lowest terms, simplest form or reduced fraction) is a fraction in which the numerator and denominator are integers that have no other common divisors than 1 (and โˆ’1, when negative numbers are considered).


Why should there never be a negative sign in both the numerator and denominator of a fraction?

A fraction is really the numerator divided by the denominator. When you divide two negatives together you get a positive, so, you automatically change it to positive.


What is the reciprocal of negative 13 over 8?

To get the reciprocal of a fraction, exchange the numerator and the denominator (the top and bottom parts). The reciprocal of a negative fraction is also negative.


If the fraction has a negative denominator?

It is the same as the negative of the fraction with the same denominator positive. eg: 2/-3 = -2/3 -4/-5 = --4/5 = 4/5 You are creating an equivalent fraction by multiplying both the numerator and denominator by -1.


Is a negative integer a rational number?

Absolutely. As long as it can be expressed as a fraction with the denominator not being zero, and both numerator and denominator being integers.


How do you divide a negative fraction by a whole number?

-> Keep the same numerator.-> Multiply the denominator by the whole number, and make that the new denominator.-> Keep the negative sign before the fraction.You have the answer.


If both the numerator and denominator in a fraction are negative is the fraction as a whole negative or positive?

If they are both negative, it becomes positive. (just like subtracting a negative - same as adding.) x/y = -x/-y


Is -15 rational or irrational?

Any integer, whether positive or negative, is a rational number. It can be expressed as a fraction with a negative numerator and a denominator of 1.


What fraction is not greater than 1-half?

Every negative fraction, and every positive fraction whose numerator is half of its denominator or less, is not greater than one half.


What set of numbers does a negative fraction belong to?

Negative fractions are part of all of the following sets, and a few more:Complex numbersReal numbersRational numbers (assuming you are talking about a fraction with integer numerator and denominator)


What is a short cut to answer negative exponents?

Make it a fraction, flip the numerator and denominator, and the exponent is no long negative. For example 4-3 = 1/43 = 1/64


What happens to the fraction if the denominator and numerator are increased by the same amount?

Assuming a proper fraction which is positive (value between 0 and 1), it increases; asymptotically tending to 1 as the amounts that you increase by become larger. If it is negative you must select a negative numerator and a positive denominator. Then it behaves as above. Otherwise you could hit division by 0.


How do you turn a negative improper fraction into a decimal?

An improper fraction represents either an integer or a mixed number. Using long division if necessary, divide the numerator by the denominator, then write the quotient with a negative sign before it.


How do you turn negative exponents into positive exponents?

Put the number with the exponent in the denominator of a fraction and take off the negative symbol. The numerator in that fraction should be 1. Example: 8-2 Converts to: 1 --- 82