Q: Does a negative number times a positive number equal a positive or a negative number?

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

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

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.

No - it results in a negative number.

two times a negative number does not equal 0.

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

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.

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)

A negative times a positive is a negative.

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!

A negative number. A positive number x a positive number = a positive number A negative number x a negative number = a positive number A positive number x a negative number = a negative Hope this helps :D

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.

A negative number times a positive number will give you a negative product.A negative number times a positive number will give you a negative product.A negative number times a positive number will give you a negative product.A negative number times a positive number will give you a negative product.

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.

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

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

because you are dividing with same signs

Negative times negative is always a positive.

Yes. -4 times -3 = 12

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

A positive times a negative is a negative.

A positive number times a positive number will always get you a positive number A negative number times a negative number will always get you a positive number (same signs will get you a positive number) but A positive number times a negative number will always get you a negative number or A negative number times a positive number will always get you a negative number (different signs will get you a negative number)

a negative times a positive is a negative. plz recomend me.

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