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**Integer Division**

The rules for integer division are the same as the rules for integer multiplication:

If there is anevennumber of negatives, the answer ispositive.

If there is anoddnumber of negatives, the answer isnegative.

The trick is to count how many negative numbers are in the equation. This tells us if the answer is positive or negative.

Example 1

^{-}60 ÷ 5 ÷ 2 ÷^{-}3 ÷^{-}1

In this problem, there are 3 negative numbers. Since there is an odd number of negative numbers, the final answer is negative.

To calculate the answer, ignore the signs. Then add the correct sign to get the final answer.

continuing Example 1

To calculate^{-}60 ÷ 5 ÷ 2 ÷^{-}3 ÷^{-}1, ignore the signs and solve:

60 ÷ 5 ÷ 2 ÷ 3 ÷ 1 = 2

Since we know that the final answer is a negative number from Step 1, add the correct sign.

The final answer is -2.

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