When you divide a number by a negative integer does the sign change?
Answer: Yes, when a number is divided by a negative integer, sign changes with respect to the dividend.
Let's look into the rules of division of integers
As per the rule of integers,
Positive ÷ Negative = Negative
Negative ÷ Negative = Positive
a) 6 ÷ (-2) = -3
6 has a positive sign wheres, -3 has a negative sign
Thus, we see that the sign reverses
b) (-10) ÷ (-5) = 2
-10 has a negative sign whereas, 2 has a positive sign
Thus, we see that the sign reverses.