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Unformatted text preview: The quotient is positive Same Sign Examples: 1) = 4 16 2) =) 6 ( 18 Dividing Numbers with The quotient is negative Different Signs Example: 1) = ) 6 ( ) 18 ( 2) = ) 4 ( 36 Evaluate the expressions 2= x , 6 = y and 20 = z 1) 4 20 3 + y x ******* 2) z y x 2 4 + Multiplicative Inverse Every real number a has a multiplicative inverse a 1 such that 1 1 = a a . Division Using the Reciprocal Dividing is the same as multiplying by the multiplicative inverse ( reciprocal ). Evaluate : 5 2= x and 10 3 = y . 1) y x 2) x y HOMEWORK: P. 41 (612 even) (1737 odd) (4551odd) (61 & 73)...
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 Spring '09
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 Algebra, Real Numbers

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