Posted by **bindiya farswani** on Friday, February 5, 2010 at 7:08am.

Can you please explain to me how to simplify the following fraction:

1/-1/4

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**anonymous**, Friday, February 5, 2010 at 8:31am
1/(-1/4)

or,1*(-4)

or, = -4

I guess you are aware about the fact that if any no. say m is divided h/k then you have to proceed by multiplying m with the reciprocal of h/k which k/h

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**bindiya farswani**, Friday, February 5, 2010 at 8:36am
ok! thanks for the explanation!! :)Yes I'm aware about the fact you described. :) But it just slipped out of my mind how to solve this complexed fraction!

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