How can -1 divided by -2.5 equal 0.4?

1 Answer
Mar 23, 2018

Answer:

#2/5=4/10=0.4#

Explanation:

We know that a negative divided by another negative will equal a positive, so we can ignore the negative signs.

Let's use #5/2# instead of #2.5#

#1/1 divide 5/2=2/5#

To convert to a fraction, we can set the denominator equal to #10#.
#2/5=4/10=0.4#