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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
.

**Answer**

**Problem 2:** Find the value of the expression
.

**Answer**

**Problem 3:** Find the value of the fraction
.

**Answer**

**Problem 4:** Find the value of the fraction
.

**Answer**

**Problem 5:** Find the value of the fraction
.

**Answer**

**Problem 6:** Find the value of the fraction
.

**Answer**

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