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# Fractional part of negative numbers.

What is the value of {-0.4}?

Note by Archit Boobna
1 year, 10 months ago

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0.6 · 1 year, 7 months ago

Another way to remember it is that "A number comprises of the integer part, and the fractional part", namely $$x = \lfloor x \rfloor + \{ x \}$$. So, if the GIF of $$- 0.4$$ is $$-1$$, then it follows that $$\{ - 0.4 \} = (-0.4) - ( -1 ) = 0.6$$. Staff · 1 year, 10 months ago

Thanks! :) · 1 year, 10 months ago

.6 · 1 year, 10 months ago