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Dividing Positive and Negative Integers

In the previous post on integers, we have learned the rules in multiplying positive integers and negative integers. In this post, we are going to learn how to divide positive and negative integers.

If you have observed, in the post on subtracting integers, we have converted the “minus sign” to a “plus negative sign.” I think it is safe for us to say that subtraction is some sort of “disguised addition.” Similarly, we can also convert a division expression to multiplication. For example, we can turn

\displaystyle \frac{5}{3} to (5 \times \frac{1}{3}).

In general, the division Continue Reading