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Well a negative times a negative equals a positive while as a positive times a positive equals a positive.

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How are multiplying integers and dividing integers alike?

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Does a negative multiplied by a negative equal a positive?

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What does negative times a negative times a negative equl?

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What is the rule in multiplying integers with the same sign?

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How is a negative times a negative a positive?

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How do you divide integers?

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