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# Will the answer by negative if you are dividing by a negative variable?

If you are dividing a positive by a negative, yes.

If you are dividing a negative by a negative, you will get a positive.

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No, you only flip the inequality sign if you are dividing by a negative number on both sides of the inequality

Yes, a coefficient of a variable can be negative.

True if the variable is non-negative, false if the variable itself is negative.

A negative number results when dividing a positive number by a negative number.

When dividing numbers that are different the answer will be negative.

positive x positive = positive negative x negative = positive positive x negative = negative negative x positive = negative The same rules apply for dividing, since dividing is actually multiplying by the reciprical.

The rules for dividing negative numbers is the same as multiplying them. A negative number multiplied/divided by a negative number is positive and a negative number multiplied/divided by a positive number is negative.

It is the ratio generated by dividing the Variable cost over total Sales/Revenue

i dunno if this is the answer youre looking for. negative x negative = positive negative x positive = negative positive x positive = positive same thing with dividing integers its really simple.

when one variable decreases, the other variable does the same.

Multiplying or dividing a positive and negative gives a negative result. Multiplying or dividing two negatives gives a positive result.

It will be the same as dividing positives but if it is a negetive divided by a postive the answer will still be negative

Dividing a negative number by a positive number results in a negative answer.

There is no such thing as a positive or a negative zero. A negative divided by a positive is a negative, and a positive divided by a negative is a negative. If you have a negative and a positive, the answer will be a negative. But if you have two negatives or two positives as the dividend and divisor, the answer will be a positive. In other words, dividing two positives or two negatives will always give you a positive. But dividing a positive and a negative will always give you a negative.

negative times negative = positive positive times positive = positive negative times positive = negative positive times negative = negative

A dur negative 1 ,0 does nothing when dividing

A negative or positive number remains unchanged when divided by zero.

The first stage in dividing by a negative mixed number would be to convert that number into a top-heavy or vulgar fraction. Once this has been done, you ignore the negative sign for the time being, and multiply the number by the denominator. After this, you divide by the numerator. Finally, you swap the sign of the number you started with. If you were dividing a negative number the answer is positive. If you were dividing a positive number the answer is negative.

The rule in dividing integers is to divide the absolute values. Two positive integers or two negative integers equals positive product. If one integer is positive and the other is negative, the product is negative.

-x is a negative unknown or a negative variable.

A float variable can store both positive and negative numbers.

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