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2-44.

Copy and complete each of the Diamond Problems below. The pattern used in the Diamond Problems is shown below.  Homework Help ✎

1. Add x and y to fill the bottom and multiply them to fill the top.

Bottom: −11
Top: 28

1. What are the factors of −12?

Which of those add to 4?

The larger factor must be positive in order for the sum to be positive.

1. $\text { Divide} \ 8\ \text { by } -\frac{1}{2}\text { to get } y.$

1. Follow the steps in part (a).

$\text {Top: } \frac{1}{10} \text{ Bottom: }\frac{7}{10}$