# Rule 4: More Than One Minus Sign in a Simple Fractions If there is an even number of minus signs in a fraction, the value of the fraction is positive.
If there is an odd number of minus signs in a simple fraction, the value of the fraction is negative. Example 1: Find the value of the fraction .

Answer. The answer is .

Example 2: Find the value of the fraction .

Answer. The answer is .

Example 3: Find the value of the fraction .

Answer. The answer is .

Example 4: Find the value of the expression .

Answer. The answer is 12.

Example 4: Find the value of the expression .

Answer. The answer is -15.

Example 4: Find the value of the expression .

Answer. The answer is -48.

### Work the following problems and click on Answer to check your results.

Problem 1: Find the value of the expression .

Problem 2: Find the value of the expression .

Problem 3: Find the value of the fraction .

Problem 4: Find the value of the fraction .

Problem 5: Find the value of the fraction .

Problem 6: Find the value of the fraction . Menu Back to Identification of Simple Fractions S.O.S MATHematics home page

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