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# What number divided by negative 4 is negative 3?

Updated: 9/26/2023

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It is: 12/-4 = -3

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### How do you solve 120 divided by negative 4?

When any number is divided by a negative number the result is negative. So, 120 / -4 = -30

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### What does negative three fourths divided with negative one fourth equal to?

-3/4 divided by -1/4 = 3

### How do you divide a negative number by a negative number?

A positive number times (or divided by) a negative number gives a negative result.A negative number times (or divided by) a negative number gives a positive result.Thus, for example:8 / (-2) = -4(-8) / (-2) = 4A positive number times (or divided by) a negative number gives a negative result.A negative number times (or divided by) a negative number gives a positive result.Thus, for example:8 / (-2) = -4(-8) / (-2) = 4A positive number times (or divided by) a negative number gives a negative result.A negative number times (or divided by) a negative number gives a positive result.Thus, for example:8 / (-2) = -4(-8) / (-2) = 4A positive number times (or divided by) a negative number gives a negative result.A negative number times (or divided by) a negative number gives a positive result.Thus, for example:8 / (-2) = -4(-8) / (-2) = 4

### Why is -4 divided by -20 not equivalent to -1divided by 5?

Because -4 / -20 = 1/5 &amp; -1/5 = -1/5 Remember negative divided by negative is a positive number &amp; negative divided by a positive is a negative number.

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### When dividing negative number by a positive number what is the results?

A negative number divided by a positive number will be a negative number. For example: -20 / 4 = -5 -100 / 2 = -50 Here are the other cases of division by positive or negative numbers. A negative number divided by a negative number would be a positive number. A positive number divided by a positive number would be a positive number. A positive number divided by a negative number would be a negative number.

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### Why do negative and negative become positive?

A negative and a negative can yield a positive result in some cases.SubtractionSubtracting a negative number is the same as adding its negative value, which is positive. So if the subtracted number is larger in value, the answer will be positive.(-4) - (-3) = (-4) + 3 = (-1) * the subtracted number was not large enough(-4) - (-8) = (-4) + 8 = 4 *the subtracted number was large enough to yield a positiveMultiplication and DivisionWhenever a negative number and a negative number are multiplied or divided, the negative signs "cancel out" and the result is positive.(-2) x (-3) = 6(-6) / (-3) = 2A multiplication or division involving one negative and one positive will, however, have a negative result.