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# What are the negative and positive rules in math?

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###### Answered 2014-05-10 18:57:58

A negative times a negative equals a positive

A negative times a positive equals a negative

A positive times a positive equals a positive

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Simple math rules state that a negative times a negative equals a positive!

positive is to add and negative is to subtract in math

If you are talking about the multiplication rules than they would be; a negative times a negative is a positive a negative times a positive is a negative

negative times negative = positive positive times positive = positive negative times positive = negative positive times negative = negative

positive X positive = positive positive X negative = negative negative X positive = negative negative X negative = positive

It is the same rules that apply for multiplying them:positive and negative are negativepositive and positive are positivenegitve and negative are positive

In Math, a negative can be represented with -. A positive can be represented with +, or just without a -.

The rules for the sign (positive or negative) of the result of a multiplication is the same as division. For multiplication: Positive * Positive --&gt; Positive Positive * Negative --&gt; Negative Negative * Positive --&gt; Negative Negative * Negative --&gt; Positive For division: Positive / Positive --&gt; Positive Positive / Negative --&gt; Negative Negative / Positive --&gt; Negative Negative / Negative --&gt; Positive

Positive x Positive =Positive Positive x Negative= Negative Negative x Positive= Negative Negative x Negative =Positive

When you add: a negative and a negative: you get a negative a positive and a positive: you get a positive a positive and a negative or a negative and a positive: Subtract the addend with the smaller value from the greater one. If the greater one is positive, your answer will be positive. If the greater addend is negative, your answer will be negative.

Negative 5. It's normal division, except you need to remember these rules: Positive &amp; Negative = Negative Positive &amp; Positive = Positive

The rules for division are the same as for multiplication. Positive multiplied (or divided) by negative is negative.

negative. why is this question in math when it should be in chemistry?

negative times negative equals positive negative times positive equals.....you subtract the bigger number by the smaller number and keep the sign of the bigger number positive times positive equals positive im pretty sure thats right but i would make sure with your math teacher abt the second one i said

In math, a positive is a number greater then zero, and a negative number is less than zero.

Positive + Positive = Positive Negative + Negative = Negative If it's a negative + a positive, it depends on the numbers. For example: -2 + 1 = -1 -107 + 213 = 106

always...whenever u multiply a negative with a negative it gives a positive other rules are: - * - = + -*+ = - +*+=+ -*-*-=- because - * - is positive multiplied by negative is negative

Yes, when a positive is divided by a negative, it is negative. ex: 4/-2 would equal -2. It takes two negatives to make a positive in math when you are multiplying or dividing.

The rules for addition are as follows:The sum of two negative integers is a negative integerThe sum of two positive integers is a positive integerThe rules for subtraction are as follows:If they are two positive numbers, do it normallyIf there is a negative and a positive ,change it to addition and switch the SECOND integer sign

positive x positive = positive negative x negative = positive positive x negative = negative negative x positive = negative The same rules apply for dividing, since dividing is actually multiplying by the reciprical.

(positive number) x (positive number) = positive number (positive number)/(positive number) = positive number (positive number) x ( negative number) = negative number (positive number)/( negative number) = negative number (negative number) x (negative number) = positive number (negative number)/(negative number) = positive number

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

If the signs (positive/negative) are the same, the answer is going to be positive. If the signs are different, the answer going to be negative.

With both positive it's positive, with both negative it's negative.

The rules for division are exactly the same as the rules for multiplication. * Division (or multiplication) of a positive number by a positive number = positive * Division of a positive number by a negative number = negative * Division of a negative number by a positive number = negative * Division of a negative number by a negative number = positive If you have trouble remembering any of these, just try out a sample division on any calculator - for instance, if you divide (-1) / (-1) you get +1.

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