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Q: Why is it when you multiply a negative by a positive you get a negative?

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when you multiply a positive number by a negative number it is a negative. if u multiply a negative by a negative then it is positive

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When you multiply a positive number by a negative number you always get a negative number.

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multiply the numbers together and the sign is positive , as a negative times a negative is a positive

Yes, any time you multiply a negative by a negative, it automatically becomes a positive.

Positive x Positive =Positive Positive x Negative= Negative Negative x Positive= Negative Negative x Negative =Positive

when you multiply something you increase the value. therefore, when you multiply a negative by a positive, you'll get a negative.

It's negative .Positive*Negative = NegativeNegative*Negative = Positive

negativenegative x negative = positive

negative yet negative times negative equals positive

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You get a negative.

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A positive number times another positive number will give you a positive answer. If you multiply two negative numbers together, you will also have a positive answer. The only way to get a negative answer is if you multiply a positive by a negative.

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always positive

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

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

A negative times a positive is always a negative. The rest is the same: just multiply as if they are both positive numbers and then add the negative sign at the end.

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If you multiply a negative number with a positive number, the result will be negative. If you multiply two negatives, the result will be positive.