# What is the quotient of -36 and 9?

Sep 18, 2015

$- 4$

#### Explanation:

First divide the sign. Minus divided by plus is minus.
Attach this sign to the result $\frac{36}{9} = 4$
$- \frac{36}{9} = - 4$

Sep 18, 2015

The answer is $- 4$ .

#### Explanation:

$- 36 \div 9 = - 4$

A negative number divided by a positive number results in a negative answer (quotient).