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Is ` (x^3 z^3)/(-3y)` the same as `(-x^3 z^3)/(-3y)` ? (Fraction)
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For the first fraction
the numerator and denominator have unlike signs. So, the sign of the resulting fraction is negative.
For the second fraction,
both numerator and denominator are negative. Thus, the resulting sign of the fraction is positive.
Hence, the two fractions `(x^3z^3)/(-y^3)` and `(-x^3z^3)/(-y^3) ` are not the same.
Posted by mjripalda on March 9, 2013 at 4:39 AM (Answer #1)
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