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If numerator and denominator have the same signs the fraction is positive.

If numerator and denominator have opposite signs the fraction is negative.

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

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

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.

A complex fraction.

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 −1, when negative numbers are considered).

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

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.

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.

A complex fraction.

If both the numerator AND denominator are the same... the fraction is an equivalent for the number 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 −1, when negative numbers are considered).

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

It is part of a compound fraction.

It is a compound fraction.

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.

If you divide a fraction by any common factor of the numerator and denominator you will get an equivalent fraction.