Calculate negative 56 divided by eight.
We know that negative 56 is a negative integer and that eight is a positive integer. Here we have a negative integer divided by a positive integer. And that means that our result will be a negative integer.
We take 56 and divide it by eight. We remember that eight times seven equals 56. And that means 56 divided by eight equals seven. We can’t forget that we’re dealing with a negative divided by a positive.
That means negative 56 divided by eight is equal to negative seven. That makes our final answer negative seven.