Any number multiplied by one is itself. Therefore, negative three times one is negative three.
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.
-1 * 3 = -3
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
-1/3 x 3/8 = -3/24 or simplify it to -1/8
It is a positive. When you multiply a negative and a negative, it becomes a positive, then you multipy the positive with the other positive