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If a negative is divided by a positive is it negative?

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Yes. Negative/negative = positive Postive/Positive = positive Negative/Positive - negative

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A negative divided by a positive is negative. A negative divided by a negative is positive. A positive divided by a positive is positive. A positive divided by a negative is negative.


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-6 Yes the answer would be -6. But in order to get that answer you must know this: positive divided by a positive = positive positive divided by a negative = a negative negative divided by a positive = a negative negative divided by a negative = positive (also note: it's the same formula for multiplying)


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First, do the division--18%9=2. Then, look at the signs. A negative divided by a positive is a negative. A positive divided by a negative is a negative. A positive divided by a positive is a positive. A negative divided by a negative. So, -18%9 is -2. Good luck!



A negative divided by a positive is negative. An example is -2/6= -3


A negative divided by a positive is a negative.


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The rules for division are the same as for multiplication. Positive multiplied (or divided) by negative is negative.


Yes a negative divided by a positive is a negative! :)


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A negative number divided by a positive number equals a negative result.


A negative number divided by a positive number results in another negative number.


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