# How do you evaluate #-3\cdot \frac { 3} { - 8} \cdot \frac { - 2} { 7}#?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 9, 2018

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

Let's first put that first

Let's do the negative signs first.

Here's the thing:

It doesn't matter where the negative sign is in the fraction - if there is one negative sign, the fraction is negative. In our question, there are three fractions, all of which are negative, and so we have:

Now we can focus on the fractions themselves:

Let's cancel where we can:

Let's not forget that negative sign! So the final answer is