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Q: What happens when you multiply or divide by a negative?
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If you divide a negative number by a negative number will you get a positive number?

You will end up with a positive number. With integers, if you multiply or divide an even amount of negative numbers, the answer will be positive and if you multiply or divide an odd amount, the answer will be negative.


What happens when you divide a negative by a negative?

a negative divided by a negative is a positive


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 happens when you times by a negative?

If you multiply by a negative you get a negative answer. A negative times a negative gives you a positive answer


How can you Make a negative number into a positive value?

You can multiply or divide it by any negative number.


How do you divide a negative number by a positive fraction?

You multiply the negative number by the reciprocal of the fraction.


What happens when you multiply five negative integers?

Nothing special. The answer is negative.


Do you switch the sign when you multiply or divide an inequality?

Only when what you're multiplying by/dividing by is negative.


Do two negative integers equal a positive?

Only when you divide or multiply.


When does the sign change in inequalities?

whenever you multiply or divide by a negative number


What is 4 times negative 2?

4 x -2= -8 if the signs are the same when you multiply or divide, it's positive. if the signs are different when you multiply or divide, it's negative.


What happers if you multiply or divide two negative numbers?

When you divide or multiply two negative numbers they cancel each other out and you have a positive answer. We are measuring relationships instead of moving on a number line like addition or subtraction.


What is the result when you pare one positive number with one negative number?

If you multiply or divide the numbers, the answer will be negative.


What happens when you multiply a positive and a negative?

It equals a negitive


When you solve an inequality and the first step was to multiply or divide by a negative?

yes ... and so?


What happens when you divide two negative numbers?

GenelleBabee: it becomes a positive because when you multiply two negatives it becomes a positive, & it's the same thing with division.


What happens if you multiply or divide an inequality by a negative number?

The inequality sign changes direction. So 2<3 Multiply by -2 and you get -4>-6 (similarly with division).


What happens when you divide a negative number by a positive number?

Dividing a negative number by a positive number results in a negative answer.


When you have to reverse the inequality sign?

The usual case is when you multiply or divide an inequality by a negative number.


When do you flip sign in 2 step innequalaties?

you flip the sign if you multiply or divide by a negative


What is -11 x -4?

-7


What happens if you add or subtract a value to both sides of an inequality?

The direction of the inequality remains unchanged. The direction changes when you divide or multiply both sides by a negative number. It also changes if both sides are raised to a negative exponent.


If you multiply or divide both sides of an inquality by a negative number you need to?

Change the direction of the inequality.


Do you flip the sign of this inequality 8x plus 4y12?

Only when you multiply or divide by a negative number


When dividing two negatives does it equal a positive?

Actually it does, whenever you mulitply and divide two negative and two positive numbers they always equal a positive number. When you multiply and divide a negative and positive they always equal a negative number.