Wednesday

August 27, 2014

August 27, 2014

Posted by **B.B.** on Tuesday, June 30, 2009 at 9:01am.

- Math -
**akitsuke**, Tuesday, June 30, 2009 at 9:05amwhat do you mean by A? if 18 divided by -6 the answer is -3.

- Math -
**Marth**, Tuesday, June 30, 2009 at 9:20amA. Because 3*6 = 18, and you have the factor -6, the remaining factor must be -3.

B. I assume it wants you to show your work for long division.

Note: it would help if you were more clear in posing the question.

- Math -
**MathMate**, Wednesday, July 1, 2009 at 8:40amAs mentioned above, it is not clear what is to be demonstrated. I will present another attempt.

Factorize 18 into prime factors. Since division by negative numbers is possible, include two factors of -1. So

18 = (-1).(-1).2.3.3

Now organize the prime factors into two groups A (in bold) and B (italized).

18 =**(-1).2.3**.*(-1).3*

Therefore 18/(-6) equals

group B=(-1).3= -3

**Related Questions**

math - Show how to find the quotient 18 divided by (-6) by using the following: ...

Math - Ms.Smith wrote the division problem shown below, using a box to represent...

Quadratic Long Division question? - How do i do this using long division? This ...

Maths - The question is "Show that z-2 is a factor of P(z)= z^3+mz^2+(3m-2)z-10m...

Algebra - Factor find the zeros x^5-9x^3 Find the quotient and remainder using ...

Math - Find the Quotient and remainder using long division. 1. (x^3+1) / (x^2+x+...

Math (Algebra 2) - Use long division to find the quotient and remainder when f(x...

College Math II - Solve each problem. Find the quotient and remainder when x^2...

division - ok i have another question these problees are alittle different... it...

Math - Perform the indicated operations and reduce all results to lowest terms. ...