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Multiplying Fractions 3

Directions: Find three fractions whose product is -5/24. You may use fractions between -8/9 to 8/9 no more than one time each.

Find at least 2 possible combinations.



What properties hold true for multiplying fractions?



Possible answer
e.g : (-5/6)(1/2)(1/2) and (5/6)(-1/2)(1/2)

Source: Al Oz

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  1. The part of the problem that states the fractions must be between -1/9 and 1/9 make the problem impossible, right? I believe that part of the instructions needs to be revised.

  2. The problem says that fractions can’t be repeated, but the first sample uses 1/2 twice.

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