Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 1 - Section 1.3 - Operations on Real Numbers and Order of Operations - Vocabulary, Readiness & Video Check: 4

Answer

$\frac{-a}{b}=\frac{a}{-b}$

Work Step by Step

The fraction $\frac{-a}{b}=\frac{-a}{b}=\frac{a}{-b}$. This is because the quotient will be negative for all of these; -1 can be factored out of all of these to get $-1 \times \frac{a}{b}$
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