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mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0When you multiply or divide two numbers with the same sign (both positive or both negative) the answer is positive. Otherwise, the answer is negative. Divide the numbers ignoring the signs, then use the above rule to determine which sign to give the answer. For example: 32/8 = 4 32/8 = 4 32/8 = 4 32/8 = 4

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.015/3 = 5 is correct.

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.060/15 = 4 is correct, so 60/15 = 4 is also correct.

sasha22
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so if it two negatives it equals a positive?

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Since 60 and 15 are both negative, the result of the division is positive. Since 60/15 = 4, 60/15 = 4.

sasha22
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1therefore the answer is 4

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Correct. This is the rule for multiplication and division only. When you multiply or divide two numbers with the same sign, the answer is positive. When you multiply or divide two numbers with different signs, the answer is negative.
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