# Why is that negative number multiplied by a positive number a negative number?

Because that is the rule. negative * negative=positve positive *negative=negative and vice versa

### Is a positive number multiplied by a negative number a positive answer?

No No. Positive number multiplied by a negative number gives a negative number.

### What two negative numbers equal positive one?

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… Read More

### When can the square of a negative number be negative?

This can never be. The square of any number will always be positive. Any positive number multiplied by another positive number will be positive, while any negative number multiplied by another negative number will be positive.

### What is a negative number multiplied by a negative number?

A negative number multiplied by another negative number equals a positive number. For example, -5 · -5 = positive 25.

### Why is it when you multiply two negative integers that it is a positive answer?

Multiplying anything non-zero by a negative number changes the sign. A positive number multiplied by a negative number becomes negative. A negative number multiplied by a negative number becomes positive.

### What does a positive number multiplied by a positive number equal?

A positive number multiplied by a positive number will give a positive answer: 1 x 1 = 1 In contrast, a negative number multiplied by a positive number gives a negative answer: -1 x 1 = -1 Finally two negative numbers multiplied together give a positive answer: -1 x -1 = 1

### What does a positive times a positive equal?

A positive number multiplied by another positive number yields a positive number. A negative number multiplied by another negative number also yields a positive number. Only multiplying a negative number by a positive number (or the other way around) yields a negative number as the product.

### Is product is plus or minus?

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.

### What are the rule for dividing negative numbers?

The rules for dividing negative numbers is the same as multiplying them. A negative number multiplied/divided by a negative number is positive and a negative number multiplied/divided by a positive number is negative.

### When you add a positive number by a negative number will it be negative or positive?

That depends on the values of the given numbers but a positive number multiplied by a negative number will be negative

### Is a positive number and a negative number will always be negative?

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

### What does a negative number multiplied by a negative number equal to?

A positive number. Positive Number x Positive Number = Positive Number Positive Number x Negative Number = Negative Number Negative Number x Negative Number = Positive Number

### Why does a negative number plus a negative number equal a positive number?

It does not. A negative number multiplied by a negative number equals a positive number.

### Why does a negative multiplied by a negative equal a positive?

The answer to this is a little counterintuitive. positive X positive = positive negative X positive = negative positive X negative = negative negative X negative = positive Do you see the pattern? Two positives and two negatives will always be positive. Think of yourself standing on a number line. If you're a positive number you will be facing to the right. If you are multiplied by a positive number you will move to the… Read More

### What is a positive times a negitive?

A positive number multiplied with a negative number will always be negative.

### How do you use positive number in a sentence?

A negative number multiplied by a negative number will yield a positive number.

### Multiplying negative numbers?

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 = positive negative, positive = negative positive, positive = positive

### Is the product of a negative number sometimes negative always negative or sometimes?

it's only negative if it's being multiplied by a positive number. If it's being multiplied by another negative number than it will be positive.

### Is a negative multiplied by a negative equal a negative?

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.

### What does a negative multiply by a negative do?

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

### Is the product of two negative number a negative number?

no. a negative multiplied by a negative is a positive.

### What do a positive and negative equal?

A positive number added to a negative number may be either positive or negative depending on the magnititude ( absolute value) of the numbers. But a positive number multiplied by a negative number is always negative.

### Why does a positive number multiplied by a negative number gives you a positive answer?

It should not.

### What is -4 multiplied by -10?

40 (a negative number multiplied by a negative number is always a positive number.)

### Negative divided by a poitive?

The answer of a negative number multiplied by (or divided by) a positive number will be a negative number.

### Is the product positive or negative when an even number of negative numbers are multiplied?

Any 2 negative numbers, whether even or odd, when multiplied are positive

### Does a negative times a negative number equal?

A negative number multiplied by a negative yields a positive answer.

### What is the product of a positive number multiplied by a negative number?

negative. + times - is negative + times + is positive - times - is positive Basically: same sign= positive and different signs= negative

### Why is the product of two negative numbers positive?

Multiplying something by a negative number makes it change signs. A positive number multiplied by a negative is negative therefore a negative * a negative is positive.

### Does -3x have a positive or negative value?

It depends on what the value of x is. If x is a positive number, then it will be negative because a negative number multiplied by a positive number is negative. If x is a negative number, then it will be positive because the product of two negative numbers is always a positive number.

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

When it is multiplied by a negative number. ■

### What is the rule for determining the sign of the product of two fractions?

It is the same as determining the sign of the product of two integers; + x + = + + x - = - - x + = - - x - = + OR If only positive numbers are multiplied, the result is positive. If positive and an even number of negative numbers (for example, + x - x -) are multiplied, the result is positive. If positive and an odd number of negative… Read More

### What does a positive times a negative equal?

A positive number multiplied by a negative number equals a negative number! EX: -9 X 2 = -18

### Why is a negative multiplied by a negative equal a positive?

The two negatives cancel out and the number becomes positive.

### If you multiply a negative number by a negative number is your answer going to be a negative number or a positive number?

A negative multiplied by another negative will always give a positive answer. E.g. -4 x - 3 = 12

### If a negative number is smaller than a positive number and you multiply them what does it equal?

A negative multiplied by a positive will always end in a negative number regardless of which number is deemed larger.

### Why is the product of a negative number and a positive number negative?

In math, a product is the result of multiplying. Multiplication is distributive over positive and negative numbers, which means, when a negative number is multiplied by a positive number, it always yields a negative result.

### Does a negative number multiplied by a positive number equal a negative answer?

yes,because when you have a positive number multiplyed by a negative number your answer is already a negative answer.why? IDK that's just the way it is.

### What sign is the answer to a minus divided by a minus?

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

### What would 3 x - 4?

-12. positive multiplied by positive = positive negative multiplied by negative= positive positive multiplied by negative (and vice versa) = negative

### Why is the square of a number always a positive number?

The square of a number is always two numbers multiplied together. A positive times a positive is always positive, and a negative times a negative is always positive.

### What is a negative multiplied by a negative?

negative*negative=positive negative/positive=negative negative\negative=positve negative-positive=change the sign to a plus and then change the number after the sign and get your answer negative +positive=which ever numbr is bigger minus positive+positive=positive

### What is three multiplied by negative 1?

That would be negative three. A negative multiplied by a negative is a positive. A negative multiplied by a positive is still a negative.

### What 2 numbers would be the square root of 53?

Every positive integer has two square roots, a positive square root and a negative square root. This is because, just like a positive number multiplied by a positive number is equal to a positive number, a negative number multiplied by a negative number is equal to a positive number. Therefore, rounded to two decimal places, the positive square root is equal to 7.28, and the negative square root is -7.28.

### What is puls multiplied by minus?

You cannot multiply "operations" together, that is meaningless. If you are referring to a positive number multiplied by a negative number, the result would be negative.

### What is the relationship between neggative positive and positive negative?

Negative number and positive numbers are all numbers. Negative numbers are just positive numbers multiplied by -1.