WME@Kimpton Middle
## Dividing IntegersTo ask 10 ÷ 2 = 5 because 5 × 2 = 10 In other words 15 ÷ 5 = ? really asks ? × 5 = 15 When we divide a number by another, the answer is called the Based on this understanding, do these problems. 14 ÷ 2 = -14 ÷ 2 = 18 ÷ -2 = -18 ÷ -2 = Division is the (10 ÷ 2) × 2 = 10 (10 × 2) ÷ 2 = 10 You can also think of Sometimes an integer does not divide another evenly.
19 ÷ 7 is an example. We can fit 2 7's in 19 easily, but we can't
fit 3 7's. In this case we say 19 ÷ 7 = (14 + 5) ÷ 7 = 14 ÷ 7 + 5 ÷ 7 = 2 + 5/7 In general we have Keep in mind that the remainder must be smaller than the divisor in absolute values. If the remainder is zero, then the divisor is a factor of the dividend. Do these problems. 16 ÷ 5 gives quotient and remainder -17 ÷ 3 gives quotient and remainder |

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