SAT Math Multiple Choice Practice Question 505: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 505


Which of the lettered points on the number line above could represent the result when the coordinate of point T is divided by the coordinate of point S ?

A. A
B. B
C. C
D. D
E. E

Correct Answer: C


C Plug in! Let's make T = .5 and S = –.8. Because a positive number divided by a negative number is negative, eliminate D and E. .5 ÷ –.8 = –.625, which is closest to C.

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