Study guides

☆☆

Q: If a positive is divided by a negative what does it equal?

Write your answer...

Submit

Still have questions?

Continue Learning about Basic Math

A negative divided by a negative is a positive.

it is negative number

The quotient of two positive integers will be positive. A positive divided by a positive is positive. A positive divided by a negative is negative. A negative divided by a positive is negative. A negative divided by a negative is positive.

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 +++=+--=++-=--+=-

To divide negative and positive numbers, first, look at the signs (= or -) If there is -__divided by -__, that will equal +___.So, same equal positive... and different equals negative.EX.-9 dvided by +3= -3 (different signs, negative answer)+9 divided by -3 = -3 (different signs, negative answer)+9 divided by +3= +3 (same signs, positive answer)-9 divided by -3= +3 (same signs, positive answer)Something that my teacher taught us to help us remember whether it would be positive or negative was the Love-Hate Theory.Love=PositiveHate=NegativeIf you have a positive number divided by a negative number, that would be Love and Hate, so if you love to hate, than that is basically hating, which is negative. Negative divided by a negative would be hate to hate, which is love, so positive. If you need more help, post something on my message board. Sara Mariepositive divided by a positive=positivepositive divided by negative=negativenegative divided by negative=positive (i know crazy isn't it!)

Related questions

Negative

No, it is a negative

It equals to a positive.Positive divided Negative=NegativeNegative divided Negative =Positive

If a negative is divided by a positive, the resulting quotient will be negative. If a negative is divided by another negative, the quotient would be positive.

A negative divided by a negative is a positive.

positive

= positive

It is a negative !

a negative.

A negative

It is a positive.

No, it is a positive.

People also asked