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Dividing Numbers, Dividing Positive Numbers, Dividing Negative Numbers
What Are The Rules For Dividing Positive Numbers And Negative Numbers?
Dividing Positive Numbers
:
Tip:
A positive (+) divided by a positive (+) always equals a positive (+)
(a) +5 ÷ +1 =
5 ÷ 1 = +5 = 5
Dividing Negative Numbers
:
Tip:
A negative (-) divided by a negative (-) always equals positive (+)
(a) -5 ÷ -1 = +5 = 5
Dividing Numbers With Different Signs:
Tip:
A negative (-) divided by a positive (+) always equals negative (-)
(a) -5 ÷ +1 =
-5 ÷ 1 = -5
Tip:
A positive (+) divided by a negative (-) always equals negative (-)
(a) +5 ÷ -1 =
5 ÷ -1 = -5
Here is more on how to use signed numbers:
Adding Positive Numbers And Negative Numbers
Subtracting Positive Numbers And Negative Numbers
Multiplying Positive Numbers And Negative Numbers
See More About Signed And Unsigned Numbers