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You can multiply or divide it by any negative number.

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Can positive and negative make a negative?

Yes, if you are adding 2 numbers together and the value of the negative number is larger than the value of the positive number. Yes, if you are multiplying a positive and a negative number together. Yes, if you are dividing a positive and a negative number by each other.

How do you know the opposites and absolute values of integers?

opposites: if it is a negative, make it a positive. if it is a positive, make it a negative absolute value: take the number without any sign. if it is negative, make it positive. if it is positive, keep it as a positive,

How do you divide a positive number with the negative number?

The same way as with a positive number. Just make the answer negative.

How do you make a negative number a positive number?

Multiply it by another negative number. Or add a higher positive number to it.

Negative plus a negative?

A negative plus a negative is a negative. It's like subtracting a positive number from a negative number, the answer isn't going to be positive.

Is the absolute value of a positive number is always negative?

the absolute value of any nuber is always positive even tho it may be negative inside. the only way to make it negative would be if there was a -l....l negative in front of the bars.

How do you do Negative number minus positive number what does it equal?

a negative minus a positive is like addition, you take the negative add the positive, then make that number a negative.Example-5 - 4add them5 + 4= 9make that number a negative= -9

When you subtract a negative by a positive what does it make?

If you mean when you subtract a negative from a positive what does it make? If so, you will get a positive answer. This is because the two negative symbols are basically multiplied, and if you multiply two negatives you get a positive, so a positive number minus a negative number becomes a positive number plus a positive number. 6 - (-5) = 11 2 - (-10) = 12 125 - (-15) = 140

Why is the absolute value of a number never negative?

Because when you find the absolute value you're finding the distance a number is from zero without considering its sign (+ or -). You just have to make the number positive.

How do you work out how to divide a positive number by a negative number?

Pretend the negative number is positivedivide the positive number by a positive numbermake the result negative.For example, divide 12 by -6:Pretend -6 is 6divide 12 by 6 to get 2make the result negative to give -2Thus 12 ÷ -6 = -2

Is a positive plus a negative make a positive or a negative?

Positive + Negative = Negative Negative + Negative = Positive Positive + Positive = Positive Negative + Positive = Negative

Why a negative number times a negative number equal a positive number?

if it is not like that then the answer wont be write. Well, It is to be known that two negatives make a positive.

To multiply a negative number and a negative number you should multiply their absolute values and make the product negative true or false?

That is false. A negative times a negative is always a positive. Since absolute numbers are always positive if you make it negative that is not correct.

Does a negative number plus a positive number equal a positive or negative number?

If the negative number is bigger it's negative, otherwise positive I am not positive but the answer above maybe incorrect. If you think about absolute value any numbers you add must make a positive. Yes, depending on which number has the greater number. Example -8 plus 9 equals 1. You'll take the positive number sign because 9 is greater than 8. Another example 5 plus -19 the answer is -14 because 19 is greater than 5

Why do the numbers -52 and 52 have the same absolute value?

absolute value just means to make a number positive. if the number is already positive then absolute value does nothing. the purpoes of absolute value is to take away the negative sign which can be helpful in real life situations.

What is absolute value of a number?

the absolute value of a number is its distance from zero on a number line. to find it, just make the number positive (distance cannot be negative) So the absolute value of -5 is 5, the absolute value of 7 is 7 and so on...with any number

Do two positives make a negative in division?

No, a positive number divided by another positive number gives a positive result.

Mutiplying a negative and negative?

When multiplying a negative number by a negative number remember to make sure that the answer is positive. If you do not remember this, then the answer to the question would be incorrect.

What is a negative times a positive times a positive?

A negative. If you have a string of positive and negative numbers multiplied together, all you need to find the sign of the answer is to find the parity of the negative numbers. If there are an odd number of negatives then the answer is negative and if there are an even number of negatives then the answer is positive. Remember, positive numbers make no difference to the sign of the answer.

Does a positive plus a positive plus a negative make a positive?

If you add a positive number, another positive number, and a negative number, you can get anything - the result may be positive, negative, or zero. It all depends on the magnitudes of the numbers involved. For example: 10 + 10 - 1 = 19 (positive) 5 + 5 - 10 = 0 (zero) 5 + 6 - 20 = -9 (negative)

Can rational numbers be negative?

Any rational positive number is still rational when you make the same number negative.

What is the absolute value of rational numbers?

The term absolute value means that whether the number is positive or negative, you make it into a positive number, so the absolute value of, for example, minus six, is six. Rational number are numbers which can be expressed in the form of a ratio, meaning one integer divided by another integer.

Does a positive and a positive make a negative?

No, a positive and a positive make a positive

Can the sum of two negative integers equal a positive number?

No. Adding negative numbers will make them more negative.

What is the integer rules?

The rules of integers state:~ two negatives make a positive number~one negative and one positive makes a negative number~ two positives are simply positive numbers

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