# What number should we multiply 3/-14 so that the product may be 5/12

Question: What number should we multiply 3/-14 so that the product may be 5/12

Answer: let’s say x to the number.

$$-\displaystyle\frac{3}{14}.x=\frac{5}{12}$$

x = ​$$\displaystyle\frac{5}{12}​÷-\frac{14}{3}$$

x = ​$$-\displaystyle\frac{70}{36}​ =- \frac{35}{18}$$