Best Answer

If you mean for multiplication, it is because it is a double negative. If you think of the phrase 'I will not not go' you are not *not going* which means you will go. It is a similar case here.

Q: How does a negative and a negative equal a positive?

Write your answer...

Submit

Still have questions?

Continue Learning about Math & Arithmetic

positive and a positive is a positive negative and a negative is a positive to answer your question: positive and a negative is a negative.

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!

It equals a negative.. (:

No. Negative and positive are actually opposites.

Related questions

positive and a positive is a positive negative and a negative is a positive to answer your question: positive and a negative is a negative.

negative

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!

No, it is a negative

Always positive.

no it doesnt. two negative numbers equal a negative number. two postivie numbers equal a positive number. one negative and one positive number equal a negative number.

No it equals negative. (-)+(+)=(-)

no. it is still negative.

No. Negative and positive are actually opposites.

It equals a negative.. (:

-10 x -5 = +50A negative times a negative will always equal a positive number.A negative times a positive will always equal a negative number.A positive times a positive will always equal a positive number.- x - = +- x + = -+ x + = +