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 Click here to see ALL problems on Inequalities Question 50273: whats the rule for switching the sign?Found 2 solutions by Nate, stanbon:Answer by Nate(3500)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!If you multiply or divide by a positive number, you do not switch the sign. If you add or subtract by a negative or positive number, you do not switch the sign. and If you divide or multiply by a negative number, you switch the sign. Answer by stanbon(57246)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!whats the rule for switching the sign? ---------------- A fraction has three signs: 1. the sign of the fraction 2. the sign of the numerator 3. the sign of the denominator RULE: Any two of the signs may be changed without changing the value of the fraction. Cheers, Stan H.