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When we divide a negative integer by a positive integer, we divide them as whole numbers and put a ______ sign before quotient.

Answer :

Minus (-)


When we divide a positive integer by a negative integer or a negative integer by a positive integer, we first divide them as whole numbers and then put a minus sign (–) before the quotient.


For example:


(-6) ÷ 2 = -3


6 ÷ (-2) = 3


[As, 6 ÷ 2 = 3]


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