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Operations with Positive and Negative Fractions Help

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By — McGraw-Hill Professional
Updated on Sep 21, 2011

Operations with Positive and Negative Fractions

Every fraction has three signs: the sign of the number in the numerator, the sign of the number in the denominator, and the sign in front of the fraction (called the sign of the fraction). For example,

Operations with Positive and Negative Fractions

When a fraction is negative, such as Operations with Positive and Negative Fractions the negative sign can be placed in the numerator or denominator. For example,

Operations with Positive and Negative Fractions

When performing operations with fractions that are negative, keep the negative sign with the numerator of the fraction and perform the operations .

Examples

Example 1

Add Operations with Positive and Negative Fractions

Solution 1

Operations with Positive and Negative Fractions

Example 2

Subtract Operations with Positive and Negative Fractions

Solution 2

Operations with Positive and Negative Fractions

Example 3

Multiply Operations with Positive and Negative Fractions

Solution 3

Operations with Positive and Negative Fractions

Example 4

Divide Operations with Positive and Negative Fractions

Solution 4

Operations with Positive and Negative Fractions

Operations with Positive and Negative Fractions Practice Problems

Practice

Perform the following indicated operations:

1. Operations with Positive and Negative Fractions

2. Operations with Positive and Negative Fractions

3. Operations with Positive and Negative Fractions

4. Operations with Positive and Negative Fractions

5. Operations with Positive and Negative Fractions

Answers

1. Operations with Positive and Negative Fractions

2. Operations with Positive and Negative Fractions

3. Operations with Positive and Negative Fractions

4. Operations with Positive and Negative Fractions

5. Operations with Positive and Negative Fractions

Practice problems for these concepts can be found at: More Advanced Fractions Practice Test.

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