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Divide Positive and Negative Numbers

In this worksheet, students will practise dividing positive and negative numbers.

'Divide Positive and Negative Numbers' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Year:  Year 7 Maths worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Number

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Four Operations for All Numbers

Popular topics:   Multiplication worksheets, Division worksheets

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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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