# With #-2/3# times 12, is the answer positive or negative?

##### 3 Answers

it wouldn't be

-Sahar.

#### Explanation:

The question gives you the process. Any time a question asks for

"Times" means to multiply.

Any whole number is understood to have a denominator of

When multiplying fractions, multiply the numerators across and the denominators across.

Simplify

There is only one negative number, the answer will be negative,

#### Explanation:

The fraction

As a decimal they would all give the answer

There is only one negative sign, but it can be placed anywhere.

The division is implied in the fraction, there is a division by

You can also think of it as

If there were two negative signs, the answer would be positive.