There are three signs to consider in a fraction: the sign preceding the fraction, the sign of the numerator, and the sign of the denominator. Rule 1. Any two of the" three signs may be changed without changing the value of the fraction. Complete School Algebra - Page 156by Herbert Edwin Hawkes, William Arthur Luby, Frank Charles Touton - 1919 - 507 pagesFull view - About this book
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