Operations with Positive and Negative Fractions Help
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,
When a fraction is negative, such as the negative sign can be placed in the numerator or denominator. For example,
When performing operations with fractions that are negative, keep the negative sign with the numerator of the fraction and perform the operations .
Operations with Positive and Negative Fractions Practice Problems
Perform the following indicated operations:
Practice problems for these concepts can be found at: More Advanced Fractions Practice Test.