Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 1 - Introduction to Algebraic Expressions - 1.7 Multiplication and Division of Real Numbers - 1.7 Exercise Set - Page 58: 61



Work Step by Step

To divide integers, divide the numbers normally. If the signs of the numbers are the same, the quotient is positive. If the signs of the numbers are different, the quotient is negative. Hence, the given expression, $ \dfrac{-56}{8} ,$ simplifies to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} -7 .\end{array}
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