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By what number should (–15)–1 be divided so that the quotient maybe equal to (–5)–1?

Answer :

We know that Dividend = (Quotient x Divisor) + Remainder.

Here, Dividend is (–15)–1


Quotient = (–5)–1, remainder assumed to be 0.


Therefore, (–15)–1 = (–5)–1 x Divisor.


Divisor = = =


Therefore, (–15)–1 should be divided by (3)-1 to get a quotient of (–5)–1.


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