Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 9 - Basic Algebra - 9.3 Multiplying and Dividing Signed Numbers - 9.3 Exercises: 48

Answer

When $0$ is divided by any signed number, the quotient will be zero.

Work Step by Step

RECALL: $8 \div 2 = 4$ because $4 \times 2 = 8$ Thus, $0 \div 4 = 0$ since $0 \times 4 = 0$ When zero is divided by any signed number such as $8$the quotient is zero. This is because there is for any real number $a$, $0 \div a = 0 $ because $0 \times a = 0$
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