Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-6 Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers - Lesson Check - Page 42: 6


The quotient will be -5

Work Step by Step

We have to perform the division -15/3 =-5. We will start from -15 and take jumps of \div3 to reach 0. Then we will count the number of jumps. The are a total of 5. Also Starting point is negative and jump is positive but positive times negative is negative. So the quotient will be negative 5.
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