Positive or Negative (Divide)?

In this worksheet, students decide whether the answer to a division is positive or negative.

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Mixed Problems

Difficulty level:

QUESTION 1 of 10

The positive/negative rule for division is the same as the one for multiplication.

Same signs

When you divide two positive or two negative numbers, the answer will be positive.

14 ÷ 7 = 2

-14 ÷ - 7 = 2

Different signs

When you divide a positive and a negative number, the answer will be negative.

14 ÷ -7 = -2

-14 ÷  7 = -2

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

18 ÷ 9

Negative

Positive

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-18 ÷ 9

Positive

Negative

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-18 ÷ -9

Positive

Negative

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

18 ÷ -9

Positive

Negative

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-81 ÷ -9

Positive

Negative

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-48 ÷ 6

Positive

Negative

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-34 ÷ -17

Positive

Negative

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

52 ÷ -2

Positive

Negative

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-52 ÷ 7

Positive

Negative

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-47 ÷ -4

Positive

Negative

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

47 ÷ 43

Positive

Negative

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

43 ÷ 47

Positive

Negative

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-49 ÷ 47

Positive

Negative

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-47 ÷ -43

Positive

Negative

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-37 ÷ 43

Positive

Negative

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

67 ÷ -3

Positive

Negative

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-6 ÷ -4

Positive

Negative

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

15 ÷ -300

Positive

Negative

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

125 ÷ -150

Positive

Negative

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-125 ÷ -1

Positive

Negative

• Question 1

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

18 ÷ 9

Positive
• Question 2

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-18 ÷ 9

Negative
• Question 3

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-18 ÷ -9

Positive
• Question 4

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

18 ÷ -9

Negative
• Question 5

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-81 ÷ -9

Positive
• Question 6

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-48 ÷ 6

Negative
• Question 7

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-34 ÷ -17

Positive
• Question 8

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

52 ÷ -2

Negative
• Question 9

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-52 ÷ 7

Negative
• Question 10

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-47 ÷ -4

Positive
• Question 11

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

47 ÷ 43

Positive
• Question 12

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

43 ÷ 47

Positive
• Question 13

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-49 ÷ 47

Negative
• Question 14

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-47 ÷ -43

Positive
• Question 15

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-37 ÷ 43

Negative
• Question 16

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

67 ÷ -3

Negative
• Question 17

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-6 ÷ -4

Positive
• Question 18

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

15 ÷ -300

Negative
• Question 19

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

125 ÷ -150

Negative
• Question 20

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-125 ÷ -1

Positive
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