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# How do you multiply a negative number by a negative number?

001 ###### 2011-05-30 19:43:32

multiply the numbers together and the sign is positive , as a negative times a negative is a positive

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## Related Questions when you multiply a positive number by a negative number it is a negative. if u multiply a negative by a negative then it is positive When you multiply a positive number by a negative number you always get a negative number. A negative number multiplied by a negative number will result in a positive answer. If you are multiplying a negative number times a negative number, you multiply regularly but the answer in negative. If you are multipling 2 negatives, you multiply it regularly, again, but the answer is positive, and if u multiply 2 positives, obviously its a positive. 3 x -5 = -15 since negative (-) number multiply with positive (+) number is negative and negative multiply with negative gives positive result/answer. The result of multiplying a positive number by a negative number is a negative number. If you multiply a negative number with a positive number, the result will be negative. If you multiply two negatives, the result will be positive. Multiply the positive number by any negative number and it will result in a negative number. negative. When you multiply, if there are an odd number of negative signs, the answer is negative. If there are an even number of negative signs, the answer is positive. Or another way to think of this is that two negative signs cancel each other out when multiplying. You will end up with a positive number. With integers, if you multiply or divide an even amount of negative numbers, the answer will be positive and if you multiply or divide an odd amount, the answer will be negative.  A negative and a positive number will multiply to a negative number. Other than that, -9 and -8 will satisfy your conditions.  Whenever you multiply a negative number by a positive number, you get a negative number. If you multiply two negative numbers together, you get a positive number. Therefore... 3 x 5 = 15 -3 x 5 = -15 -3 x -5 = 15 All numbers between negative one and zero are negative. When you multiply a number by a negative it becomes negative. Also, all numbers between negative one and zero are decimals. When you multiply a number by a decimal it becomes smaller. Thus, when you multiply a rational number by a number between negative one and zero, it becomes smaller and negative. A negative times a positive is always a negative. The rest is the same: just multiply as if they are both positive numbers and then add the negative sign at the end. Because if you multiply a negative number three times, the product will be negative.  You multiply the negative number by the reciprocal of the fraction.  Multiply it by another negative number. Or add a higher positive number to it. It's negative .Positive*Negative = NegativeNegative*Negative = Positive You multiply the numbers just like you would normally except that the product will have a negative sign. Example: -6 X 5 = -30. When you multiply a negative number and a positive number, the product will always be negative. Multiplying two positive numbers or two negative numbers will give you positive products.  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.

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