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Q: Does a negative times a negative number equal?

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No - it results in a negative number.

A negative number TIMES a positive number will equal a negative number. A negative number DIVIDED BY a positive number (or vice versa) will equal a negative number. With addition and subtraction, it all depends on what the numbers are.

two times a negative number does not equal 0.

No. An odd number of negatives in multiplication is negative.

because you are dividing with same signs

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.

Yes, as long as you don't count zero as either positive or negative.

No it doesn't. If the n is a negative number, it would equal a positive number. For example: -n=6 n must be -6 because a negative times negative equals positive.

In addition, it depends on which is larger. In multiplication, a negative times a positive is alway negative.

Yes. -4 times -3 = 12

No, a negative number times a negative number will equal a positive answer. e.g. -2 x-2 = 4 (a positive 4) e.g. -3 x -3 = 9 (positive)

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.

when you have a negative times a negative it will equal a positive but when you have a negative times a positive it will equal a negative no matter what!

Yes, and also a negative integer divided by a negative integer is equal to a positive number (but not necessarily an integer).

Yes. Multiplying a negative number by a very large positive number will equal a large negative number. If you have the function y = -x, then as x approaches infinity, y will approach negative infinity at the same rate.

If the signs of both numbers are the same, the product will be positive. If the signs of the numbers are different, the product will be negative.

a negative. positives times other positives equal positives. but if you multiply them by a negative it becomes a negative.

A negative times a negative equals a positive.

A negative times a positive is a negative.

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

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