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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.

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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.


How do you write a negative decimal as a fraction?

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How do you do negative number fraction?

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

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

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How can a rational number be positive?

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