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Q: When dividing 2 negatives is the answer a negative or a positive?
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Is positive divided by negative negative or positive?

Yes, when a positive is divided by a negative, it is negative. ex: 4/-2 would equal -2. It takes two negatives to make a positive in math when you are multiplying or dividing.

A negative integer divided by a positive integer?

Here's a useful tip to use when multiplying or dividing intergers:2 positives = positive2 negatives = positive (that's right, positive!)1 positive, 1 negative = negative

Is negative and negative positive or negative?

It depends on the arithmetic operation you are performing:---------------------------------In AdditionNegatives and negatives have a negative sum. The only way to obtain a positive sum is to have a larger positive value than negative value.(-1) + (-2) = (-3)----------------------------In subtractionSubtracting a negative number is the same as adding its negative value (which is positive).(-1) - (-3) = (-1) + 3 = 2-------------------------------In MultiplicationThe product of two negatives is a positive. The product of a negative and a positive is negative.(-1) x (-2) = 2(-3) x (4) = (-12)------------------------------In DivisionDividing a negative by a negative yields a positive number.Dividing a negative by a positive, or a positive by a negative, yields a negative number.(-4) / (-2) = 2(-4) / 2 = (-2)4 / (-2) = (-2)By re-multiplying from the results, you can see that this holds true.

Negative plus a positive?

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

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

What is negative 2 times 4?

-8. Because whenever you are times-ing or dividing negatives and positives; + times - will always be negative. - times - will always be positive. Obviously, + times + will always be positive. - Dividing is the same thing.

Do 2 negatives equal a positive yes or no?

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

If you add a negative and a negative what do you get?

Adding negatives? You get a negative. But if you multiply/divide 2 negatives, that's a positive.

Is a negative timesa negative times a negative a positive or a negative?

A negative times a negative times a negative (NxNxN) is a : Negative!!! Negative times a negative is positive. A positive times a negative is a negative. Remember if you are multiplying an odd number of negatives irrespective of the number of positives, it is always a negative. If you are multiplying an even number of negatives then the answer is a positive. EX: -2 x -1 x -2 ( 3 negatives so answer is negative) 2 x -2 -4 -3x-5x-1x-1x2x1 ( 4 negatives so answer is positive) 15x1x2 30

Multiply a negative number by a negative number?

a positive number..... 2 negatives=positive

Does 2 negatives equal a positive?

No 2 negatives do not equal a positive because for example. : -2 + -2 = -4. You can see that when you add these 2 negative numbers right here they equal to another negative number.

How can negative reinforcement be positive?

I think it is called negative reinforcement because it is only negative only 2 negatives make a positive

How do you add and subtract negatives and positives?

Adding and subtracting negatives and positives -6+6=0 -6+-6=-12 -6+8=2 8+-7+14+-6=9 split them and do them by problem. Dividing fractions 24%-3=-8 if they are both negatives then its a positive then if there is a negative its a negative.

How do you subtract two negative numbers?

2 negatives make a positive

What is the sign of the product of 6 negative integers and 2 positive integers?

The product of 2 (or more) positives is positive. The product of 2 negatives is positive. So product of 6 negatives = 3*(product of two negatives) = product of 3 positives = positive. So overall sign is positive.

Why does negative times negative give a positive result?

2 negatives equal a positive or if you multiply a negative by a positive it is larger negative if you multiply a negative and a negative it become positive because doing something negative times is getting bigger

Why do numbers have both positive and negative roots?

because you can get a positive number as EITHER a product of 2 positive numbers OR the product of the negatives of the SAME 2 numbers; the product of 2 negative numbers is positive.

Do 2 negatives in a fraction equal a positive?

If you mean negative numerator and negative denominator then the answer is Yes.

Can 2 Rh negative parents have a positive child?

No, it can't happen. if one of the parents or both are +, the child will be Positive. I don't know if 2 negatives can have a positive. But i do know that if one of the parents is positive and the other is negative, you can have a either a positive or negative child. (I have twins, one is negative and the other is positive.)

What are the rules for multiplying or dividing negative and positive numbers?

Positive x Positive = Positive: 3 x 2 = 6Negative x Negative = Positive: (-2) x (-8) = 16Negative x Positive = Negative: (-3) x 4 = -12Positive x Negative = Negative: 3 x (-4) = -12

How do you multiply with negative numbers?

If you are multiplying a negative number times a negative number, you multiply regularly but the answer in negative. If you are multipling 2 negatives, you multiply it regularly, again, but the answer is positive, and if u multiply 2 positives, obviously its a positive.

Is the quotient of two integers with the same sign negative?

No. Dividing one negative number by another negative number will always give a positive answer (ie. -10/-5 = +2). Likewise, dividing one positive number by another positive number will always give a positive answer (+10/+5 = +2). A negative answer from division will only be obtained when one of the numbers is negative and the other is positive (+10/-5 = -2 and -10/+5 = -2).

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

It could equal both a negagtive number or a positive number. To get a definite positive or negative you times or divide. Well in addition and subtraction negative plus a negative equals a bigger negative. Kinda like -4+-4 =-8, but in multiplication and division 2 negatives equal a positive. -2 times-2 =positive 4.

What is the prime factorization of -14?

-14 = -2 x -72 negatives multiplied together make a what? (hint - it is not a negative. Negative multiplied by positive gives a negative.)

When you add 2 negatives numbers is the result a positive number?

Never, it will always be negative, regardless the numbers.