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Q: What is the result of two negatives?
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Do 2 negatives equal a positive yes or no?

Yes, when multiplying or dividing two negatives the result is a positive number.

What happens when two negatives are next to each other?

If you add two negative numbers, the result is negative.If you multiply two negative numbers, the result is positive.

Can you get a positive if you multiply two negatives?

Yes, not only can you get a positive, you will always get a positive result.

What do two negatives equal two?

When combining (adding) two negatives you get a negative. When multiplying two negatives you will get a positive.

What can you conclude about multiplication with negative numbers?

If you multiply a negative number with a positive number, the result will be negative. If you multiply two negatives, the result will be positive.

What is -8 times -3?


Do two negatives make a positive?

Yes two negatives do make a positive if you multiply.

Two negatives equal what?

It is said that two negatives equal a positive when multiplying them with coefficients.

When do two negatives make a positive?

Two negatives make a positive in multiplication and division

In algebra is there a rule that states multipling two negatives or adding two negatives equals a positive?

yes !

Does a negative squared equal a positive or negative?

A negative number squared equals a positive number. When multiplying, odd numbers of negatives result in a negative answer, and even numbers of negatives result in a positive answer.

Why does the number of negative factors affect the signs of the product in math equations?

Multiplying or dividing a positive and negative gives a negative result. Multiplying or dividing two negatives gives a positive result.

What is the answer if you divide two negatives?

The answer is positive.

Is two negatives and a positive a positive?


When you multiply two negatives by a positive will the answer be a negative or a positive?

positive two negatives equal a positive a positive times a positive is a positive.

Does two negatives equal a positive?

Multiplying and dividing two negatives does equal a positive. Adding two negatives equals a negative, but subtracting two negatives may or may not equal a positive. Ex. -2 * -4 = 8 -10/-2 = 5 -2+ -4 = -6 -4- -2 = -2 -2- -4 = 2

When you have two negatives do you add or subtract?

When you have two negatives, you add the magnitudes, but since, you have both negatives, the direction of the resultant magnitude is along the negative direction, so you add the magnitude and put the negative sign.

Why -1 times -1 equals 1?

Because 1 x -1 = -1, and anyway "two negatives make a positive". Multiplying two negative numbers will result in a positive number. Summing two negative numbers will result in a negative number.

When multiplying 2 negatives what will your result be?

a positive... for example: -5x-5=25

Do you add or subtract when you have two negatives?

two negatives makes a positive, meaning you add. i.e. 2 - -2 = 2+2 = 4

How do you find the sum of two negatives?

in a positive

If you add two negatives do you get a positive?


What do you get when you put two negatives together?

You get a negative

What happens when you divide two negatives?

you get a positive.

What if the slope has two negatives?

its a posative slope