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If a is a negative number what would -a be?

If a i positive, -a is negative; if a is negative, -a is positive.


When you multiply a positive number by a negative by a negative one what is the sign of the answer?

A negative times a positive is a negative and that negative times a negative would = a positive. So the answer would be a positive number. *<:)


When dividing negative number by a positive number what is the results?

A negative number divided by a positive number will be a negative number. For example: -20 / 4 = -5 -100 / 2 = -50 Here are the other cases of division by positive or negative numbers. A negative number divided by a negative number would be a positive number. A positive number divided by a positive number would be a positive number. A positive number divided by a negative number would be a negative number.


Does a positive number minus a negative number equal a positive number or a negative number?

Positive. A negative number added to a positive would reduce the original to a smaller positive, to zero, or to a negative depending on their relative values but subtracting a negative number from a positive number will always increase the value of the positive.


Is a negative number added to a negative number positive or negative?

The answer to a problem that has a negative number added to a negative number would be negative.It would be a negative


Is a positive number equal to a negative number?

No! If they were the same what would be the point in calling them positive or negative?


Negative number plus a positive?

If the negative number is bigger then the sum would be negative.If the positive number is bigger then the sum is positive.


Is a negative number minus another negative a positive number or a negative number?

the answer is negative number It depends on the second number because in 6minus-7. the seven would turn positive and therefore the answer is positive. Because you would add the opposite.


What would a negative number minus a positive number equal positive or negative?

Negative. Example: (-1) - (+1) = -2


What would be the outcome if a positive number is divided by a negative number?

The dividend (answer) will be negative.


How would you divide a negative number by a positive number?

Divide like normal. When dividing, if one number is negative and the other number is positive, the answer is negative. So the answer would be negative. For example, -24/8 = -3.


What is a positive number plus a negative number?

You didn't say what the numbers were but if the negative number was of greater value (for example -2 + 1) than your answer would be negative. But if the positive number had greater value (2 + -1) than your answer would be positive.


What is the quotient of 2 integers with the same sign?

It would be a positive number. A negative number divided by a negative number would be positive. A positive number divided by a positive number would also be positive. So, the quotient of 2 integers with the same sign will be a positive number, regardless of which sign the two numbers had.


What does a negative number plus a positive number equal?

In this case, it would depend on how high thepositive number is. for example: negative 10 plus positive 12 would equal positive 2 because the ten negative numbers would cancel out ten of the positive twelve numbers. So the answer would be a positive number but ONLY IF you could take the sign away from the number and the positive number was higher.


How do you find difference a negative number and a positive number?

to find the difference between a negative number and a positive number, you do the same thing as you would do for a positive and positive number. You just subtract the smaller number (which would of course be the negative) from the larger number (the positive). example: difference between 7 and -4 7 - (-4) = 11


Is 0.87 a positive number?

Yes 0.87 is a positive number. Negative numbers are preceded by the "-" sign. So "-0.87" would be a negative number.


marissa subtracted a negative number from a positive number. her result was negative. is that reasonable?

No. When you subtract negative numbers, they have the same effect as if you added a positive number. In this scenario as described, the only result would be a positive number.


A NEGATIVE number divided by a negative number?

Is a positive number - the same number you would have obtained if you had ignored the two negative signs.


Is the sum of a positive number and negative number always a negative number?

No. In the case of 5 + (-3), for example, the positive number 2 is the solution. The sum would only be negative if the absolute value of the negative number is greater than the positive number.


A-1 positive or negative?

The number one on a number line would be positive. The number zero would be the middle number on a number line.


What are the rules for adding and subtracting integers?

when you add two positive integers the answer is always positive when you add two negative integers the answer is positive when you add one negative and on positive integer, the answer is negative subtracting two negative numbers gets a negative answer subtracting two positive numbers- the answer depends subtracting a negative and positive number- the answer depends, the positive number would have to be bigger than the negative to achieve a negative number, and if the positive number is less, than the answer is still negative


A negative plus a negative is positive?

No a negative plus a negative is not a positive answer. example. -5+-2=-7 but if you are subtracting a negative number from a negative, then the second negative number would become a positive. example. -5 - -2= -5+2= =-3


Is the absolute value of a positive number negative?

no it would have to be a even number


What do you do when you have a negative number to a negative exponent?

it would be a negative multiplied by a negative and your answer should end up positive.


Does a negative number plus a positive number equal a positive?

Not if the negative number is greater than the positive. If the positive number is greater than the negative, it logically follows that the resulting number would be positive. Example: -2 + 1 = -1 -2 + 2 = 0 -2 + 3 = 1