Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 2 - Real Numbers - 2.1 - Rational Numbers: Multiplication and Division - Concept Quiz 2.1: 3

Answer

True.

Work Step by Step

The quotient of two negative numbers is positve. Note that: $\require{cancel} \\\dfrac{-2}{-3} \\=\dfrac{-1(2)}{-1(3)} \\=\dfrac{\cancel{-1}(2)}{\cancel{-1}(3)} \\=\dfrac{2}{3}$ Thus, the given statement is true.
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