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# When you multiply a negative number by a negative number is the number positive or negative?

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A simple rule to remember this is when multiplying two numbers with the same sign, the result is ALWAYS positive. When multiplying two numbers with different signs, the results is ALWAYS negative.

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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.

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

The result of multiplying a positive number by a negative number is a negative number.

A positive number times another positive number will give you a positive answer. If you multiply two negative numbers together, you will also have a positive answer. The only way to get a negative answer is if you multiply a positive by a negative.

It's negative .Positive*Negative = NegativeNegative*Negative = Positive

Multiply the positive number by any negative number and it will result in 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.

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 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.

3 x -5 = -15 since negative (-) number multiply with positive (+) number is negative and negative multiply with negative gives positive result/answer.

A negative and a positive number will multiply to a negative number. Other than that, -9 and -8 will satisfy your conditions.

A negative number multiplied by a negative number will result in a positive answer.

A negative times a positive is a negative and that negative times a negative would = a positive. So the answer would be a positive number. *&lt;:)

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.

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

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

Multiply the number by its self and the answer will always be positive (negative times a negative is positive)

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