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In math, positive means greater than zero, and negative means less than zero.

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What does positive factors mean?

All nonzero numbers have factors. Some factors are positive numbers and negative numbers have negative factors as well. In mathematics, positive factors are factors that are positive numbers.


How do you find the square root of negative numbers?

For most school mathematics, negative numbers do not have square roots. This is because a negative number multiplied by itself is a negative times a negative and so is positive. When (if) you study advanced mathematics, you will learn that there is a solution and this falls within the realms of complex mathematics and imaginary numbers.


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If a negative is divided by a positive is it negative?

Yes. Negative/negative = positive Postive/Positive = positive Negative/Positive - negative


How are multiplying integers and dividing integers alike?

a negative x a negative= a positive, a positive x a positive= a positive, a negative x a positive= a negative, and a positive x a negative= a negative. Same thing with division. a negative divided by a negative= a positive, a positive divided by a positive= a positive, a negative divided by a positive= a negative, and a positive divided by a negative is a negative. U see?


What is a positive minus a positive?

It depends. (a) a positive minus a smaller positive is positive, (b) a positive minus a positive of the same size is zero, and (c) a positive minus a bigger positive is negative. For example, (a) 8 - 6 = 2 (b) 8 - 8 = 0 (c) 8 - 11 = -3


When subtracting a negative and a positive your answer would be a positive?

If you are subtracting the negative from the positive, the answer will be positive. If you are subtracting the positive from the negative, the answer will be negative.


When multiplying numbers what do you do with the positive and negative signs?

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When you multiply a positive with a positive do you get a negative or positive?

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Positive times a negative equals?

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Negatives and Positives Positive + Positive = Positive Negative + Negative = Positive Negative + Positive = Negative Positive + Negative = Negative


Is a negative multiplied by a negative equal a negative?

No, a negative multiplied by a negative is a positive, as is of course a positive multiplied by a positive. Only when a negative is multiplied by a positive is the answer negative.


Would a positive multiplied by a negative be a positive?

No. A positive times a negative is always negative. A negative times a negative is always a positive.


What does a positive and a neagive equal?

positive and a positive is a positive negative and a negative is a positive to answer your question: positive and a negative is a negative.


When charging a battery is is negative to positive or negative to negative?

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What is Negative-negative And positive-positive?

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When three negative are multiplied is the product positive or negative?

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Can a negative donate blood to A positive?

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What is negative seven in Parentheses to the second power?

positive 49 Because a negative times a negative is a positive. -7*-7=49. positive * positive = positive negative * negative= positive positive * negative = Negative


What are rules in dividing integers?

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