In addition, it depends on which is larger. In multiplication, a negative times a positive is alway negative.
Postive plus a negative results to a negative.
a negative number
That is part of the basic rules of Math: A: Multiply a Negative and a Negative will result in a Postive. B. Multiply a Negative and a Postive will result in a Negative. BTW, unlike English grammar, rules of Math are true at all times.
a positive a negative times a negative also equals a positive
the difference between a postive and a postive number is a postive or a negative.
The quotient is negative.
A negative product