**Dividing A Negative Number**. Dividing positive and negative numbers follows the same rules as multiplying positive and negative numbers. You can understand why a negative divided by a negative is positive by thinking about division as repeated subtraction.

Interactive math video lesson on Dividing negatives: What happens when you divide negative numbers? - and more on algebra. Say you have a Number 'N' which is to be divided by 'd'. Review the basic of dividing negative numbers and try some practice problems.

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This is the Number Line Subtracting positive numbers is just simple subtraction.

Numbers Can be Positive or Negative. The rules that govern multiplication and division of numbers are very similar. No matter the sign, however, the general rules for division remain.