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## 7th grade

### Course: 7th grade > Unit 5

Lesson 2: Multiply & divide negative numbers- Multiplying positive & negative numbers
- Signs of expressions
- Multiplying negative numbers
- Dividing positive and negative numbers
- Dividing negative numbers
- One-step equations with negatives (multiply & divide)
- Multiplying negative numbers review
- Dividing negative numbers review

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# Dividing negative numbers review

Review the basic of dividing negative numbers and try some practice problems.

## Summary

Expression | Quotient | Example |
---|---|---|

positive | positive | |

negative | positive | |

negative | negative | |

positive | negative |

*Want to learn more about dividing negative numbers? Check out this video.*

## Want to join the conversation?

- when a negative divides a negative, is the answer negative or positive?(56 votes)
- positive because negative times a negative is = positive and negative divided by a negative = positive(30 votes)

- I really need to engage in class more(15 votes)
- if it's is easy then ask your teacher to get in a higher grade level math(12 votes)

- what is 0 divided by 0?(9 votes)
- Good question! Note that 0/0 is the answer to the question “what number times 0 is 0?” Any number times 0 is always 0, so 0/0 can be anything! For this reason, 0/0 is called indeterminate.

If you take calculus later on, you will encounter 0/0 frequently when solving limit problems. This means that the result is inconclusive, so more work is required to calculate the value of the limit or determine that the limit doesn’t exist.

Have a blessed, wonderful day!(11 votes)

- If you multiply a negative,a positive and a zero is it going to be zero still?(6 votes)
- Yes. Any value times 0 will equal 0.

This is the multiplication property of 0.(14 votes)

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- bro you eat grass you mad weird;-;(3 votes)

- This is basically the same as multiplication. Two same signs equal a positive. Two different signs equal a negative. signs are these (-) (+) or (negative) (positive)(9 votes)
- Why is solving a problem with multiplying easyer than dividing? Its even more hard when they want to throw some fractions and letters into the problem.(6 votes)
- You see, some people was taught multiplication first, so that's why its easier than division, because its like the same thing but back wards. Vice Versa with division. Or maybe your brain works differently. And that nothing to be ashamed of!(6 votes)