Q: If you have a fraction with a negative sign in front of the fraction how do you make it a decimal?

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You convert the fraction do decimal exactly as you would a positive fraction. Then you stick a minus sign in front.

Just proceed with making the fraction. You can do it one of two ways. Let's say you have 2.5 1) 2.5 = 5/2 or 2) 2 1/2 The first is just a fraction as a whole. The second is mixed fractions. Just forget about the number in front of the decimal and make the fraction from the decimal

5 = 5/1 into fraction and 5.0 in decimal

divide

No!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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You convert the fraction do decimal exactly as you would a positive fraction. Then you stick a minus sign in front.

If you know how to turn a mixed number into a fraction and a fraction into a decimal do that then make it negative.

Just proceed with making the fraction. You can do it one of two ways. Let's say you have 2.5 1) 2.5 = 5/2 or 2) 2 1/2 The first is just a fraction as a whole. The second is mixed fractions. Just forget about the number in front of the decimal and make the fraction from the decimal

Just divide 5 by 8.

5 = 5/1 into fraction and 5.0 in decimal

divide

4.196 is already a decimal number4.196 = 4196/1000 or 1049/250 in fraction

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

I would make it as a decimal. To do that, you need do absolutely nothing! 0.0059 - and that's it!

To make a fraction into a decimal, you divide the numerator of the fraction by the denominator. The numerator is the number on top, and the denominator is the number on the bottom of the fraction.

Divide the denominator into the numerator.

Yes.