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# How does a -2 come out as a positive when multiplied?

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When it is multiplied by a negative number. ■

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## Related Questions if 2 positive numbers are multiplied, then the product is positive. if 2 negative numbers are multiplied, the product is positive. if a positive and a negative number are multiplied, the product is negative. A negative multiplied by a negative gives a positive, so the answer is 4. No, a negative multiplied by a negative is a positive, as is of course a positive multiplied by a positive. Only when a negative is multiplied by a positive is the answer negative.  -12. positive multiplied by positive = positive negative multiplied by negative= positive positive multiplied by negative (and vice versa) = negative   If two numbers are multiplied and one of them is negative, the answer will turn out negative. If the two numbers being multiplied are either both negative or both positive, the answer will turn out positive. Example: -2 * 2 = -4 -2 * -2 = 4 2 * 2 = 4 +10 A negative multiplied by a negative is a positive. -6 because a positive multiplied by a negative is negative a negative divided or multiplied by a negative is a positive a negative and a positive multiplied or divided by each other is a negative a negative divided or multiplied by a negative is a positive a negative and a positive multiplied or divided by each other is a negative No No. Positive number multiplied by a negative number gives a negative number. -6 &divide; 2 = -3 Negative and positive multiplied with each other always equal negative. Negative and negative or positive and positive always equal positive. That would be negative three. A negative multiplied by a negative is a positive. A negative multiplied by a positive is still a negative. written as -6 - 2 answer: -8 Sir you are wrong. the answer is positive 12 A negative multiplied by a negative is a positive. A positive number multiplied by a positive number will give a positive answer:1 x 1 = 1In contrast, a negative number multiplied by a positive number gives a negative answer:-1 x 1 = -1Finally two negative numbers multiplied together give a positive answer:-1 x -1 = 1  Positive. Because a negative number multiplied by a negative number = a positive number. And a positive multiplied by a positive =a positive -8x-8=64 8x8=64 -14 = -2 x -72 negatives multiplied together make a what? (hint - it is not a negative. Negative multiplied by positive gives a negative.) A negative multiplied by a positive results in a negative number. E.g. -2 x 3 = -6 any two negative numbers multiplied together equals a positive number. any two positives numbers multiplied together equal positive numbers and any negative and positive numbers multiplied together equals a negative.negative, negative = positivenegative, positive = negativepositive, positive = positive Any two negative numbers multiplied by each other will result in a positive number.Any two negative numbers multiplied by each other will result in a positive number.Any two negative numbers multiplied by each other will result in a positive number.Any two negative numbers multiplied by each other will result in a positive number.Any two negative numbers multiplied by each other will result in a positive number.Any two negative numbers multiplied by each other will result in a positive number.Any two negative numbers multiplied by each other will result in a positive number.Any two negative numbers multiplied by each other will result in a positive number.Any two negative numbers multiplied by each other will result in a positive number.Any two negative numbers multiplied by each other will result in a positive number.Any two negative numbers multiplied by each other will result in a positive number. First of all, pretend the negatives aren't there. What is 1 multiplied by 2? 2, right? And a negative number multiplied by a negative number always equals a positive number. So, the answer to -1 x -2 = 2. Hope this helps! Because if a negative is multiplied by another negative it will always be positive. But, if a positive is multiplied or divided by a negative it will always be negative. If the two signs are the same and or being multiplied or divided they will be positive. If the two signs are different and or being multiplied or divided will be negative. True, but the question is not about multiplication, but addition. i like to think of it like this on a number line there are positives and negatives -3 -2 -1 0 1 2 3 if you added 2 to zero you move up to the number positive 2 then move down two number, which represents subtracting two or negative two. you should end up on zero a negative multiplied by a negate is a positive a positive multiplied by a positive is a postivive therefore the square root of 9 can be + or - 3

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