# What do you do if the denominator is negative?

## What do you do if the denominator is negative?

When the numerator and denominator have different signs, the quotient is negative. 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 get rid of a negative on the bottom of a fraction?

Any fraction can be multiplied by aa without changing the value, since it equals one. So, multiply your fraction by −1−1 to clear negative signs (or to move them between the top and bottom).

## How do you get rid of a negative exponent in the denominator?

0:001:05How to Simplify Negative Exponents in the Denominator - YouTubeYouTubeStart of suggested clipEnd of suggested clipNow for the denominator X to the minus 3 that's equivalent to 1 over Y to the third. Okay and thenMoreNow for the denominator X to the minus 3 that's equivalent to 1 over Y to the third. Okay and then here to divide fractions remember you multiply by the reciprocal of the denominator.

## Is it okay to have a negative number in the denominator?

Absolutely. A fraction is really just division, and the denominator can have any non-0 value. If both the numerator and denominator have the same sign (both positive or both negative), then the overall fraction is positive.

## What happens if the denominator is 0?

In general, a single value can't be assigned to a fraction where the denominator is 0 so the value remains undefined.

## Can you have a negative numerator and a positive denominator?

0:041:33Can a Fraction Have a Negative Numerator and Denominator?YouTube

## How do you change the denominators?

0:221:59How to Change Fractions With Unlike Denominators, but the SameYouTube

## What is denominator numerator?

First, a fraction is made up of two integers—one on the top, and one on the bottom. The top one is called the numerator, the bottom one is called the denominator, and these two numbers are separated by a line.

## What if the denominator is 0?

if we ever have 0 in the denominator, all we can say is that the fraction is “undefined.”

## How do you get rid of negative and zero exponents?

Apply the Negative Exponent Rule to both the numerator and the denominator. Solution: Apply the Negative Exponent Rule to each term and then add fractions by finding common denominators. Zero Exponent Rule: a0 = 1, a not equal to 0.

## How do you move the denominator to the numerator?

0:341:33How to Move Something From a Numerator to a DenominatorYouTube

## How do you change denominators to the same denominator?

To make the denominators the same we can: Multiply top and bottom of each fraction by the denominator of the other. We simplified the fraction 2032 to 1016 , then to 58 by dividing the top and bottom by 2 each time, and that is as simple as it can get!

## What happens if zero is in the denominator?

if we ever have 0 in the denominator, all we can say is that the fraction is “undefined.”

## What if there is zero in denominator?

The denominator of any fraction cannot have the value zero. If the denominator of a fraction is zero, the expression is not a legal fraction because it's overall value is undefined. are not legal fractions. Their values are all undefined, and hence they have no meaning.

## What happens if there is a 0 in the denominator?

In general, a single value can't be assigned to a fraction where the denominator is 0 so the value remains undefined.

## How do you move the numerator to the denominator?

0:141:33How to Move Something From a Numerator to a DenominatorYouTube

## What does a denominator tell you?

The denominator of a fraction tells you how many parts a whole is broken into. If the denominator of a fraction is, say, 4, then that indicates that the whole whatever is broken up into 4 equally-sized pieces. Or, if the denominator is 12, that means the whole whatever is broken-up into 12 equally-sized pieces.

## Where is the denominator?

bottom numberThe denominator is the bottom number of a fraction.

## How do you solve a power to a negative exponent?

How to solve negative exponents. Flip the base and exponent into the reciprocal, then solve the denominator. Divide the numerator by the denominator to find the final decimal.

## How do you change a negative exponent to a positive?

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