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A negative integer. Every time.

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The quotient of a negative integer and a positive integer is?

The quotient of a positive integer by a negative is always negative. Say this to yourself a couple times: "MULTIPLICATION: minus times minus is plus (negative x negative = positive).....minus times plus is minus (negative x positive = negative).....plus times plus is plus (positive x positive = positive) DIVISION: minus divi minus is plus (negative ÷ negative = positive)......minus divi plus is minus (negative ÷ positive = negative).....plus divi plus is plus (positive ÷ positive = positive)"


Why is the product of a positive integer and a negative integer a negative integer?

I honestly don't know :D but heres something to help you "MULTIPLICATION: minus times minus is plus (negative x negative = positive).....minus times plus is minus (negative x positive = negative).....plus times plus is plus (positive x positive = positive) DIVISION: minus divi minus is plus (negative ÷ negative = positive)......minus divi plus is minus (negative ÷ positive = negative).....plus divi plus is plus (positive ÷ positive = positive)"


How can we predict the sign of the product or quotient of sign numbers?

positive times positive equals positive negative times negative equals positive positive times negative equals negative Substitute "divided by" for "times" in the previous sentences and they are still true.


What are the rules for multiplying and dividing positive and negative fractions?

negative times negative equals positive negative times positive equals.....you subtract the bigger number by the smaller number and keep the sign of the bigger number positive times positive equals positive im pretty sure thats right but i would make sure with your math teacher abt the second one i said


What is the sign of the product of a positive number and a negative one?

A positive times a negative equals a negative.

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Is the product of a negative integer and its opposite negative?

Negative times positive equals negative.


Negative times a positive equals?

positive times negative equals negative. positive times positive equals positive. negative times negative equals positive


What is the product of an integer larger than zero and an integer smaller than zero?

positive times negative equals negative


What is the name of the mathematical law that states that a negative times a positive equals a negative?

Integer Rules


How do you multiply a positive and a negative integer?

well a positive times a negative equals a negative so if the problem was -8 times 9 it would equal -72


What are the negative and positive rules in math?

A negative times a negative equals a positive A negative times a positive equals a negative A positive times a positive equals a positive


What a negative integer times a negative integer would be?

positive


Is a negative integer times a negative integer equal to a positive integer?

Yes, and also a negative integer divided by a negative integer is equal to a positive number (but not necessarily an integer).


Positive times a negitive?

A negative times a negative equals a positive


Is a negative divided by a negative the same as a positive times a positive?

Well a negative times a negative equals a positive while as a positive times a positive equals a positive.


What is a positive times a negative?

It is a negative. Always remember this: -A positive times a positive equals a negative -A negative times a negative equals a positive -A negative times a positive equals a negative *This works ONLY for addition and multiplication I hope this info helped you! :)


What are the rules in multiplying integers?

Let's use N to represent any number.N x N = NN x -N = -N-N x -N = NSo the rules are:A positive integer times a positive integer will be a positive integerA positive integer times a negative integer will be a negative integerA negative integer times a negative integer will be a positive integer.

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