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The fraction becomes less negative. It remains a negative fraction but moves nearer to 0.

Q: What happens to the fraction if the denominator of a negative fraction increases?

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the entire fraction decreases

If a fraction's denominator is increased, the number gets smaller. If a fraction's denominator is decreased, the number gets bigger.

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The value of the fraction remains unchanged

Just multiply straight through. Numerator times numerator and denominator times denominator. a/b * c/d = ac/bd ======

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

The fraction gets smaller.

The value of the fraction increases.

the entire fraction decreases

If the numerator of the fraction is increased and the denominator doesn't change, then the value of the fraction increases.

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.

The fraction decreases. 1/3 is smaller than 1/2.

If a fraction's denominator is increased, the number gets smaller. If a fraction's denominator is decreased, the number gets bigger.

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You will get an equivalent fraction.

You get an equivalent fraction which is not in its reduced (or simplest) form.

The value of the fraction remains unchanged