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Positive or Negative (Divide)?

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

'Positive or Negative (Divide)?' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Curriculum topic:   Number

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Four Operations for All Numbers

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

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

 

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