## Elementary Algebra

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# Chapter 1 - Some Basic Concepts of Arithmetic and Algebra - 1.4 - Integers: Multiplication and Division - Problem Set 1.4 - Page 26: 6

9

#### Work Step by Step

In this problem, we are dividing two negative numbers. Remember, when we divide two negative numbers, the negatives cancel out, meaning that our answer will be positive. Thus, we find: $-72 \div -8=9$

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