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# Why does a positive times a negative produces a negative?

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Because when there is a positive and a negative in the same problem, it gives you a negative. An easy way to solve problems like that is if there is an odd number of negative signs, then your answer is going to be negative. If there is an even number of negative signs, then your answer is going to be positive. (no matter if there is a positive sign in a math problem).
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# Why does Negative times a negative equal a positive?

  There are a lot of long examples that help to visualize why a negative times a negative is a positive, but this is just going to be an algebraic proof. Let x = a*b + (

# Why is a negative times a negative a positive?

Here is a proof. Let a and b be any two real numbers. Consider the number x defined as x = ab + (-a)(b) + (-a)(-b). We can write this out differently as x = ab + (-a)[ (b

a negative.

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# Why does a negative times a negative equal a positive?

Number Line Imagine a number line on which you walk. Multiplying x * y is taking x steps, each of size y. Negative steps require you to face the negative end of the line befo

  yes

# Why does a negative times a negative equals a positive?

It is a rule in math!

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# Why is a negative times a negative positive?

ITS NOT! example, -2 + -4 = -6 not a negative! Never Never Never Jonah!! hi. actually, if you notice, the person above says tht -2+(-4)=-6. -6 is a sum, NOT a product.

# How is a negative times a negative a positive?

the thing is that when there are two negatives you need to cross out those which will give positive times positive equals positive. this is the rule that you need to learn it.

# Is positive times positive negative?

A positive number times another positive number will give you a positive answer. If you multiply two negative numbers together, you will also have a positive answer. The only
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# Why does a negative number times a negative number produce a positive number?

Negative times negative is always a positive.
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# Why is a negative times a positive a negative?

Think of it like this: The product of a negative number times a number (call it B), will be the opposite sign of the sign of number B.The product of a positive number times a

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# Does negative times a negative times a negative equal a positive?

No - it results in a negative number.

# Can an A positive and A negative produce an O negative?

A+O X A-O Would have to be the genotype to yield 1/4 probability of any type O, as O is recessive and only expresses in homozygous condition.