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Divide Positive and Negative Numbers

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

'Divide Positive and Negative Numbers' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Curriculum topic:   Number

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Four Operations for All Numbers

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

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

 

Work out:

15 ÷ -5

3

20

-3

10

Work out:

-15 ÷ -3

12

-12

-5

5

Work out:

-25 ÷ 5

20

-20

5

-5

Work out:

35 ÷ 7

5

-28

42

-5

Work out:

-49 ÷ 7

-7

36

-42

7

Work out:

-28 ÷ -4

32

24

-7

7

Work out:

-63 ÷ 7

-7

8

-9

-8

Work out:

-56 ÷ 7

50

8

-49

-8

Work out:

-800 ÷ -10

80

18

-18

-80

Work out:

180 ÷ -20

9

-180

-90

-9

  • Question 1

Work out:

15 ÷ -5

CORRECT ANSWER
-3
  • Question 2

Work out:

-15 ÷ -3

CORRECT ANSWER
5
  • Question 3

Work out:

-25 ÷ 5

CORRECT ANSWER
-5
  • Question 4

Work out:

35 ÷ 7

CORRECT ANSWER
5
  • Question 5

Work out:

-49 ÷ 7

CORRECT ANSWER
-7
  • Question 6

Work out:

-28 ÷ -4

CORRECT ANSWER
7
  • Question 7

Work out:

-63 ÷ 7

CORRECT ANSWER
-9
  • Question 8

Work out:

-56 ÷ 7

CORRECT ANSWER
-8
  • Question 9

Work out:

-800 ÷ -10

CORRECT ANSWER
80
  • Question 10

Work out:

180 ÷ -20

CORRECT ANSWER
-9
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