# Chapter 1 - Section 1.3 - Operations on Real Numbers and Order of Operations - Exercise Set: 25

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#### Work Step by Step

$\frac{−12}{−4}=\frac{12\times(−1)}{4\times(−1)}=\frac{12}{4}=\frac{3}{1}=3$ The numerator and the denominator have the same sign, so the quotient will be positive.

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