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Answered 2011-01-10 16:11:01

If the negative number is bigger, you get a negative number as an answer. If the positive number is bigger, you get a positive number as an answer.

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Why is the product of a positive integer and a negative integer a negative integer?

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Why is the sum of two negative integers always negative?

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