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Q: If you add two negatives do you get a positive?
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Do you add or subtract when you have two negatives?

two negatives makes a positive, meaning you add. i.e. 2 - -2 = 2+2 = 4


When do two negatives make a positive?

Two negatives make a positive in multiplication and division


Do two negatives make a positive?

Yes two negatives do make a positive if you multiply.


When you multiply two negatives by a positive will the answer be a negative or a positive?

positive two negatives equal a positive a positive times a positive is a positive.


Is two negatives and a positive a positive?

No


Why two negatives is a positive?

I feel that two negatives are positive because you add* your two negative integers* together, you would be doing this: -+- (negative + negative) so the response is, is that if two integers where both negative, you would add, just like if there were two positives, you would add, but not if you have different signs. (positive+negative) you would subtract. Just as the same with negative + positive. [REVIEW: if the sign is the same, add, if the sign is different, you subtract.] *=you may not always add *=integers- a fancy word for numbers.


What happens when two negatives are next to each other?

If you add two negative numbers, the result is negative.If you multiply two negative numbers, the result is positive.


What do two negatives equal two?

When combining (adding) two negatives you get a negative. When multiplying two negatives you will get a positive.


Two negatives equal what?

It is said that two negatives equal a positive when multiplying them with coefficients.


If you add a negative and a negative what do you get?

Adding negatives? You get a negative. But if you multiply/divide 2 negatives, that's a positive.


What is the answer if you divide two negatives?

The answer is positive.


What is the result of two negatives?

A positive.


When you have two negatives do you add or subtract?

When you have two negatives, you add the magnitudes, but since, you have both negatives, the direction of the resultant magnitude is along the negative direction, so you add the magnitude and put the negative sign.


Do 2 negatives equal a positive yes or no?

Yes, when multiplying or dividing two negatives the result is a positive number.


Is subtracting a negative number the same as adding a positive number?

For negatives, two negatives equal a positive & all goes for positive


In algebra is there a rule that states multipling two negatives or adding two negatives equals a positive?

yes !


Does two negatives equal a positive?

Multiplying and dividing two negatives does equal a positive. Adding two negatives equals a negative, but subtracting two negatives may or may not equal a positive. Ex. -2 * -4 = 8 -10/-2 = 5 -2+ -4 = -6 -4- -2 = -2 -2- -4 = 2


How do you find the sum of two negatives?

in a positive


What happens when you divide two negatives?

you get a positive.


Will the quotient determined by two negatives be a positive or negative value?

Positive.


How would you add together a negative integer and a positive integer?

Think of a number line with 0 in the middle. A negative integer (-3) makes you go back 3 on the number line. Now if you add a positive integer (2) you go forward two integers, landing on -1. If you are adding two negatives, the negatives cancel out and you get a positive number. In math, two wrongs make a right!


Do two negatives make a positive when you subtract?

yes.


What is 102--92?

194


When a positive and a negative are being multipied does it come out positive?

no, negative....if you multiply two negatives it comes out positive


What is the product of two negatives?

A positive: -1*-1=+1