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Q: When you divide a positive by a negative number what is the answer?

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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.

It will be negative.

Yes, if you divide a positive number by a negative number the result will be a negative number

You will end up with a positive number. With integers, if you multiply or divide an even amount of negative numbers, the answer will be positive and if you multiply or divide an odd amount, the answer will be negative.

a negative number

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

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Negative. Example: 3/-3= -1

A positive number divided by a negative number, or vice versa, will give you a negative number.

When you divide a negative number by a positive number or a positive number by a negative number, the division is done the same way as when both numbers are positive, and the quotient is negative. When dividing a negative number by a negative number, divide as usual, and the quotient is positive. + Ã· + = + + Ã· - = - - Ã· + = - - Ã· - = + + x + = + + x - = - - x + = - - x - = +

The same way as with a positive number. Just make the answer negative.

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