More Lessons for Grade 6 Math
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In this lesson, we will learn the rules for dividing integers and how to apply them.
Rules for dividing Integers
If the signs are the same, the answer is positive
If the signs are different, the answer is negative
-18 ÷ (-3) =
-12 ÷ (-4) =
0 ÷ (-2) =
Signs same then answer is positive
Signs different then answer is negative
45 ÷ 9 =
-45 ÷ -9 =
-45 ÷ 9 =
45 ÷ -9 =
How to Divide Integers?
When we divide two positive integers, the quotient is a positive integer.
When we divide two negative integers, the quotient is a positive integer.
When we divide two integers with different signs, the quotient is a negative integer.
-15 ÷ 3 =
-6 ÷ -2 =
The rules for dividing integers are as follows:
positive divided by positive equals positive
positive divided by negative equals negative
negative divided by positive equals negative
negative divided by negative equals positive
Multiplying and Dividing Integers Song
A song to help you remember the rules for multiplying and dividing integers.
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