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# Is there a general rule that you must always follow when multiplying or dividing an inequality by a negative value?

positive and positive are positive

positive and negative are negative

negative and negative is positive

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It depends on the numbers. For example, dividing by 1 1/2 (one and a half) is exactly the same as dividing by 3/2, since both represent the same number.In general, if you divide by a larger number, the result will be less.

It is not just in fractions. In general, division can be defined as multiplication by the reciprocal. For example, dividing by 5 is the same as multiplying by 0.2. However, it is mainly in calculations with fractions that this is normally used as a practical way of doing the calculations.

In general, if you apply the same operation to both sides of an equation, you get an equivalent equation - at least if you do simple things like adding, subtracting, multiplying by a non-zero number, and dividing by some number.

To multiply a negative and positive just multiply regularly and then make negative ex. 6*-5=-30 In general, here are the rules for multiplying signed numbers: positive x positive = a positive 4 x 5 = +20 positive x negative = a negative 4 x -5 = -20 negative x positive = a negative -5 x 4 = -20 negative x negative = a positive -5 x -4 = +20

A general rule for multiplying fractions: You shall not multiply the denominator by the whole number,only the numerator.Another rule is you shall make the whole number as a fraction by putting the whole number as the numerator and 1 as the denominator before multiplying it.

That's going to depend on what statement the inequality itself makes, and on what you are required to find as a solution. There is no general rule for every exercise that involves an inequality. Sadly, you have no other choice but to use your brain every time.

I don't see any numbers below.One method to solve this is to replace each of the numbers in the inequality, do the calculations, and then check whether the inequality is satisfied. Another method is to get the general solution for the inequality, then check with each of the numbers.

iuyfiudtrytrsjituyyes because 3x2 = 6Yes (double). A Multiple generally means you can get there by multiplying by an integer, not just multiplying in general (which would apply to pretty much everything).

in general it's usually negative 12

It depends on the form of the inequality, 1 or 2 variables etc. But in general, try solving it like an equality but remember to change the less than or greater than signs if you multiply or divide by a negative number. If you want to post an example question, that would be great.

It is generally believed to be, in general, harmless.

This is just an example of a more general rule: dividing by a number is the same as multiplying by the reciprocal (multiplicative inverse). You might say that division can be DEFINED that way. Here is one way to make it look plausible:Take a number - say, 10 - then multiply it by 4, and then multiply it by 1/4. What do you get? 10 x 4 x 1/4 = 10 x (4 x 1/4) = 10 x 1 = 10 Since the product of a number and its multiplicative inverse, by definition, is 1. But since multiplying by 4 and dividing by 4 are inverse operations, you also get the same result if you first multiply by 4, then divide by 4: 10 x 4 / 4 = 10 (because of the multiplicative inverse)

Multiplication in general is important; not just 2-digit numbers.

0.86 in what units???In general, you can get the momentum by multiplying mass x velocity.

Different types of equations require different methods. But a general method, that works in many cases, is to manipulate the equation by adding, subtracting, multiplying or dividing both sides of the equation by the same number or expression. The general aim should be to put the variable on one side, and the numbers on the other side.Example:2z + 3 = 11To get rid of the 3, subtract 3 from both sides:2z = 8To get rid of the 2, divide both sides by 2:z = 4Different types of equations require different methods. But a general method, that works in many cases, is to manipulate the equation by adding, subtracting, multiplying or dividing both sides of the equation by the same number or expression. The general aim should be to put the variable on one side, and the numbers on the other side.Example:2z + 3 = 11To get rid of the 3, subtract 3 from both sides:2z = 8To get rid of the 2, divide both sides by 2:z = 4Different types of equations require different methods. But a general method, that works in many cases, is to manipulate the equation by adding, subtracting, multiplying or dividing both sides of the equation by the same number or expression. The general aim should be to put the variable on one side, and the numbers on the other side.Example:2z + 3 = 11To get rid of the 3, subtract 3 from both sides:2z = 8To get rid of the 2, divide both sides by 2:z = 4Different types of equations require different methods. But a general method, that works in many cases, is to manipulate the equation by adding, subtracting, multiplying or dividing both sides of the equation by the same number or expression. The general aim should be to put the variable on one side, and the numbers on the other side.Example:2z + 3 = 11To get rid of the 3, subtract 3 from both sides:2z = 8To get rid of the 2, divide both sides by 2:z = 4

The circumference of any circle = diameter*pi or 2*pi*radius

Let's look at two points on the number line, say 2 and 3. Now 2 is 2 units from 0 and 3 is 3 units away from 0 If you multiply by a negative 1, then 2 become -2 and 3 become -3. So they are the same distance from 0 but their positions changes to the opposite side of zero. In general given points A, B on the number line, multiplying by negative one will preserve the distance which is know as the absolute value but move the points to the other side of 0. Now multiplying by a negative number other than one does the same thing but the absolute value is multiplied by the number as well. For example, 2 x-3 is -6. We multiplied the distance form 0 which was 2 by 3 and changed the position. This is called a reflection. So now picture a vertical line, perhaps right down the middle of this page. If I put two point A and B on the right side of the line and put A closer to the line which I will all zero, and B farther, then A

Yes, technically, since -9 x -1 = 9 In general, we don't list negative factors of positive numbers. We do list negative factors of negative numbers.

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