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Q: Does a negative number plus a positive number equal a positive or a negative number like -8 7?
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Does a negative number plus a negative number equal a positive or a negative number?

It could equal both a negagtive number or a positive number. To get a definite positive or negative you times or divide. Well in addition and subtraction negative plus a negative equals a bigger negative. Kinda like -4+-4 =-8, but in multiplication and division 2 negatives equal a positive. -2 times-2 =positive 4.


Why a negative number times a negative number equal a positive number?

if it is not like that then the answer wont be write. Well, It is to be known that two negatives make a positive.


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.


Does a negative number plus a negative number equal a negative?

Yes it does. Because the it acts like subtraction, but since the positive, negative number scales run backwards like a mirror, subtraction is addition with two negative numbers.


What is the product of a positive rational number and a negative rational number?

Negative. Only like x like = positive


When you have a negative and positive in math does it become a negative?

It depends on what you do with the negative and positive. If you multiply or divide a positive number and a negative number, then the answer is negative. If you add or subtract a positive number and a negative number, the answer could be negative or positive depending on the numbers involved. If you put a negative sign in front of a positive number, the result is a negative number. If you put a positive sign in front of a negative number (like +(-7)), the result is still negative.


How does a negative number divided by a negative number equal a positive number?

The devision simbol means how many times a number can go into a number, so a negative number, like -5, goes into -25 5 times, and that's the answer.


What is negative exponent?

It's a number up and just to the right of the bigger first number. If its. 3 2 Then you multiply it like 2 times 2times 2 With negative exponent you switch it from negative to positive every other one starting with negative. We do this because a negative and a negative multiplied together equal a positive and a positive times a negative is negative. -123771


Do a negative number minus a negive number equal positive or negative?

minus a negative is plus a positive so something like -6 - -7=1 because its the same as-6 + +7


Negative plus a negative?

A negative plus a negative is a negative. It's like subtracting a positive number from a negative number, the answer isn't going to be positive.


Why does a positive number divided by a negative number equal a negative number instead of infinity?

If you think about it, the division simbol means how many times a number can go into another number, so a positive number, like 5 goes into a negative number, like -25, -5 times, because the -5 is less than 1, and 5 cant go into anything less than one even once, so it goes in a negative amount of times. I'm not sure why a positive number divided by a negative number would be infinity.


Why is the line x equals 4 is a vertical line?

X doesn't have to equal to 4, it can be equal to any real number really (as in, not i), the really important part is that Y is equal to both Positive and Negative Infinity, just like in a horizontal line Y can be equal to any real number, but, in this case, X has to be equal to both Positive and Negative Infinity.


What does positive and negative integer mean?

A positive integer would just be a regular number like 2. A negative integer is a negative number like -2. (2 below zero)


How would you divide a negative number by a positive number?

Divide like normal. When dividing, if one number is negative and the other number is positive, the answer is negative. So the answer would be negative. For example, -24/8 = -3.


A negative divided by a postive equals?

negative/positive is equal to a negative think of it like this positive times negative is negative...right? so negative divided by positive is negative or make an example: -20/5 is -4 not 4 good luck...


What is the quotient of positive and negative integers?

The quotient is what you get when you divide two numbers. If both numbers are positive, the quotient will be positive. If both numbers are negative, the quotient will be positive. If one number is positive and one number is negative, their quotient will be negative.


Why does a positive times a negative produces a negative?

Because when there is a positive and a negative in the same problem, it gives you a negative. An easy way to solve problems like that is if there is an odd number of negative signs, then your answer is going to be negative. If there is an even number of negative signs, then your answer is going to be positive. (no matter if there is a positive sign in a math problem).


What is three fourths plus negative one half?

The answer to 3/4+(-1/2)=1/4. That is because when you add a negative number, it is like subtracting a positive number. When you subtract a negative number, it is like adding a positive number.


What the meaning of opposite in maths for kids to understand?

opposites somehow like a positive number is the opposite of a negative and a negative number is the opposite of a positive


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

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.


How do i divide integers with different signs?

see if have -8 divided by -8 divide the number number first and then see to the following signs-8 divided by -8 is equal to +1-8 divided by +8 is equal to -1so different signs -same sign +++=+--=++-=--+=-


Are integers always positive or negative?

an integer is a negative number and a positive number. It is all the numbers, just like a natural number is all the numbers from 1 and up


When you subtract a negative number from a positive number what do you get a positive number or a negative number?

It depends on the value of those numbers. ---------------------------- You always get a positive number. "Subtracting a negative number" is the same as "adding a positive number" because the two negatives "cancel." If I do something like 10 - (-12), this is the same as 10+12, or 22 (positive).


Why is hydrogen neutral?

Hydrogen is neutral because it has equal number of positive and negative charge like particles called proton and electron in its atom


How do you do Negative number minus positive number what does it equal?

a negative minus a positive is like addition, you take the negative add the positive, then make that number a negative.Example-5 - 4add them5 + 4= 9make that number a negative= -9