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# What is a positive number multiplied by a negative number?

Updated: 9/14/2023

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### Is a positive number multiplied by a negative number a positive answer?

No No. Positive number multiplied by a negative number gives a negative number.

### What is a negative number multiplied by a negative number?

A negative number multiplied by another negative number equals a positive number. For example, -5 &middot; -5 = positive 25.

### When can the square of a negative number be negative?

This can never be. The square of any number will always be positive. Any positive number multiplied by another positive number will be positive, while any negative number multiplied by another negative number will be positive.

### What is a negative number multiplied by a positive number?

a negative number

positive number

Negative number.

### Why is it when you multiply two negative integers that it is a positive answer?

Multiplying anything non-zero by a negative number changes the sign. A positive number multiplied by a negative number becomes negative. A negative number multiplied by a negative number becomes positive.

### What does a positive number multiplied by a positive number equal?

A positive number multiplied by a positive number will give a positive answer:1 x 1 = 1In contrast, a negative number multiplied by a positive number gives a negative answer:-1 x 1 = -1Finally two negative numbers multiplied together give a positive answer:-1 x -1 = 1

### Is a positive number and a negative number will always be negative?

A positive number multiplied by a negative number will always result in a negative number.

### Is product is plus or minus?

if 2 positive numbers are multiplied, then the product is positive. if 2 negative numbers are multiplied, the product is positive. if a positive and a negative number are multiplied, the product is negative.

### When you add a positive number by a negative number will it be negative or positive?

That depends on the values of the given numbers but a positive number multiplied by a negative number will be negative

### What is a positive times a negitive?

A positive number multiplied with a negative number will always be negative.