Answers to Practice Test on Dividing Integers

By | August 30, 2013

Below are the answers and the explanations of the Practice Test on Dividing Integers. Note that as mentioned in the post Dividing Positive and Negative Integers, the rules in dividing integers as well as real numbers are the following:

(1) positive number ÷ positive number = positive number

(2) positive number ÷ negative number = negative number

(3) negative number ÷ positive number = negative number

(4) negative number ÷ negative number = positive number.

Answers and Explanation

1.) -35 ÷ 7 = -5 (by rule 3)

2.) 38 ÷ -19 = -2 (by rule 2)

3.) 56 ÷ 8 = 7 (by rule 1)

4.) -84 ÷ -12 = 7 (by rule 4)

5.) -28 ÷ -1 = 28 (by rule 4)

6.) 0 ÷ -5 = 0 (0 divided by any number is 0)

7.) 47 ÷ -47 = -1 (by rule 2)

8.) -156 ÷ 12 = -13 (by rule 3)

9.) -34 ÷ -17 = 2 (by rule 4)

10.) -180 ÷ 9 = -20 (by rule 3)

I hope you got all the answers correct. In the next post, we will be discussing about the order of operations. This is simplifying numbers with more than one operations.

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2 thoughts on “Answers to Practice Test on Dividing Integers

  1. Ronsky Pis-an

    You missed to answer item #9. Anyway, the answer is (positive) number 2, because in division, two negatives is positive, as well as in multiplication.

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    1. Civil Service Reviewer Post author

      Hi Ronsky. Thank you very much for your help. You know sometimes it’s really good to have someone look at your work because you cannot just see everything. Anyway, your help by making corrections is really appreciated. Please use the comment box as often as possible. 🙂

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