A minus plus a minus is not necessarily positive. A minus multiplied by a minus is. The reason being that the minus of a minus is a positive. It's a double negative.
a negative divided or multiplied by a negative is a positive a negative and a positive multiplied or divided by each other is a negative a negative divided or multiplied by a negative is a positive a negative and a positive multiplied or divided by each other is a negative
Negative times positive equals negative.
if 2 positive numbers are multiplied, then the product is positive. if 2 negative numbers are multiplied, the product is positive. if a positive and a negative number are multiplied, the product is negative.
two negatives multiplied by each other would create a positive, since the two negatives cancel out each other
A minus by a minus by a positive gives a positive.
You cannot multiply "operations" together, that is meaningless. If you are referring to a positive number multiplied by a negative number, the result would be negative.
No, a negative multiplied by a negative is a positive, as is of course a positive multiplied by a positive. Only when a negative is multiplied by a positive is the answer negative.
- number multiplied by another - number equal a positive number. eg: -4x-4=16 where as 4x-4=-16