## What are positive fractions?

In positive common fractions, the numerator and denominator are natural numbers. The numerator represents a number of equal parts, and the denominator indicates how many of those parts make up a unit or a whole. The denominator cannot be zero, because zero parts can never make up a whole.

## What is a negative fraction?

A negative fraction is a fraction with a negative sign in front of it.

**How do I simplify a negative fraction?**

Simplifying Negative Fractions

- Step 1: Find the GCF of the numerator and denominator.
- Step 2: Divide the numerator and denominator by the GCF.
- Step 3: Place the negative sign back in front of the simplified fraction.
- Step 1: Find the GCF of the numerator and denominator.

### Is a negative fraction a proper fraction?

Fractions with value between −1 and 0 will still be proper fractions, while fractions with value less than −1 are still regarded as improper fractions. For example, −45 is a proper fraction because the numerator is smaller than the denominator.

### Is a negative fraction the same as a fraction?

If both the numerator and denominator are negative, then the fraction itself is positive because we are dividing a negative by a negative.

**How do you multiplying positive and negative fractions?**

– When multiplying a positive number by a negative number and vice versa, the result give you negative answer. – When multiplying a positive number by a positive number , the result give you positive answer. – When multiplying a negative number by a negative number, the result give you positive answer.

## Do two negatives in a fraction make a positive?

Yes indeed, two negatives make a positive, and we will explain why, with examples! Signs Let’s talk about signs. “+” is the positive sign, “−” is the negative sign. When a number has no sign it usually means that it is positive. Example: 5 is really +5 And we can put () around the numbers to avoid confusion.

## How to compare negative fractions?

– Convert both numbers to decimal form – Use zeros as place holders to write each number to the same decimal place. – Compare the value of both numbers to determine which is greatest.

**How to multiply fractions with negative numbers?**

When we multiply the numerators (2*3) the answer is 6.