Dividing integers

Similar to multiplying integers, dividing integers is just dividing the numbers normally but there are 2 conditions to remember:

1.  If the two integers have the same sign, then their quotient is positive.

2.  If the two integers have different signs, then their quotient is negative.

Dividing Integer

Parts of a Division Problem

Parts of division problem
Example 1


45 and –3 have different signs. So the quotient is negative.

45 ÷ 3 = 15

The quotient is –15.

Example 2


–72 and –8 have the same sign. So the quotient is positive.

72 ÷ 8 = 9

The quotient is 9.

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