Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1285199197
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-919-1

Chapter 2 - Section 2.3 - Multiplication and Division of Signed Numbers - Exercises - Page 114: 56



Work Step by Step

Divide the absolute values. Since the dividend and divisor have opposite signs the quotient is negative. $\frac{+39}{-13}=-\frac{|+39|}{|-13|}=-\frac{39}{13}=-3$
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