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The same way that you divide two positive numbers. Just remember at the end that the result is negative.

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Divide it normally and the result(quotient) is negative.

e.g. 4/(-2) = -2.

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You carry out the division ignoring the sign and then, since the numerator and denominator have different signs, you put a minus sign in front of the quotient.

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