# Dividing Integer Rules

## What Are The Division Of Integers Rules?

Before we begin, here are the rules for

**Dividing Integers**:

- If the sign of two divided numbers are the same, the result will have a positive sign.
- If either sign of two divided numbers are different, the result will have a negative sign.

Dividing integer examples:

**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: