Math and Arithmetic

Algebra

# Does a negative and a negative equal a positive?

###### Wiki User

###### June 30, 2010 1:45AM

If you multiply a positive number by a negative it always equals
a negative number.

Depends what you mean by "**and**".

If they're **added**: never

If they're **subtracted**: sometimes

If they're **multiplied** or **divided**: always