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: 72

Answer

-3

Work Step by Step

Divide the absolute values. Since the dividend and divisor have opposite signs the quotient is negative. $(+9)\div(-3)=-((|+9|\div(|-3|))=-(9\div3)=-3$
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