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Actually it does, whenever you mulitply and divide two negative and two positive numbers they always equal a positive number. When you multiply and divide a negative and positive they always equal a negative number.

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Q: When dividing two negatives does it equal a positive?
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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.


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


Two negatives equal what?

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


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.


What do two negatives equal two?

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


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.


Is a negative divided by a positive zero?

There is no such thing as a positive or a negative zero. A negative divided by a positive is a negative, and a positive divided by a negative is a negative. If you have a negative and a positive, the answer will be a negative. But if you have two negatives or two positives as the dividend and divisor, the answer will be a positive. In other words, dividing two positives or two negatives will always give you a positive. But dividing a positive and a negative will always give you a negative.


Is subtracting a negative number the same as adding a positive number?

For negatives, two negatives equal a positive & all goes for positive


When do two negatives equal a positive?

When multiplied. Such as -2*-2=4


Does two negatives equal one positive?

Only if you multiply or divide them.


Why is a negative multiplied by a negative equal a positive?

The two negatives cancel out and the number becomes positive.


When do two negatives make a positive?

Two negatives make a positive in multiplication and division


Do two negatives make a positive?

Yes two negatives do make a positive if you multiply.


Is two negatives and a positive a positive?

No


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.


Is it always true that two negatives make a positive?

Adding two negative numbers will always be negative. Subtracting two negative numbers may be positive or negative. Dividing or multiplying two negative numbers will always be positive.No


Why does the sign change when multiplying and dividing negative numbers?

It changes because two negatives make a positive!!!!!!!!!!!!


Why is minus 7 times minus 7 plus 49?

two negatives always equal a positive


Does a negative plus a negative equal a positive numder?

No. It is more negative than either of the two negatives.


What two factors of 4 give you a sum of -4?

8


What is the answer if you divide two negatives?

The answer is positive.


What is the result of two negatives?

A positive.


Does 6 an equal -6-a?

12


Why a negative number times a negative number equal a positive number?

if it is not like that then the answer wont be write. Well, It is to be known that two negatives make a positive.


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

yes !

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