   Chapter 2, Problem 12T

Chapter
Section
Textbook Problem

Perform the indicated operations: ( − 160 ) ÷ ( − 8 )

To determine

To calculate: The value of the number (160)÷(8).

Explanation

Given Information:

The number is (160)÷(8).

Formula used:

The steps for the division of two signed numbers are shown as below:

Step 1: Divide the absolute values of two numbers by placing a positive sign, just before the quotient, if the numbers have same sign.

Step 2: Divide the absolute values of two numbers by placing a negative sign, just before the quotient, if the numbers have different sign.

Calculation:

Recall the provided numbers.

(160)÷(8)

Observe that both the numbers have similar sign

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