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Q: If you divide positive by a negative does it equal a negative or positive?

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Actually it does, whenever you mulitply and divide two negative and two positive numbers they always equal a positive number. When you multiply and divide a negative and positive they always equal a negative number.

It makes a positive, since the two negative signs cancel each other out.

Only when you divide or multiply.

see if have -8 divided by -8 divide the number number first and then see to the following signs-8 divided by -8 is equal to +1-8 divided by +8 is equal to -1so different signs -same sign +++=+--=++-=--+=-

always a positive

10

The answer will be positive.

negative

It will be negative.

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

You just divide like you would divide any other decimal, and then... Positive and Positive = Positive Negative and Negative = Positive Positive and Negative = Negative I hope my answer helped! :)

You divide the negative number by a positive number for it to stay positive. And you divide the negative number by a negative number for it to become positive.

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