Q: When do two negatives equal a positive?

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

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

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

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

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

Only if you multiply or divide them.

The two negatives cancel out and the number becomes positive.

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.

Yes two negatives do make a positive if you multiply.

Two negatives make a positive in multiplication and division

No

a negative but of there are a equal number of negatives then a positive... the negatives counter each other

two negatives always equal a positive

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

The answer is positive.

A positive.

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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.

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

yes !

in a positive

Yes.

you get a positive.