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# Does a negative number times a negative equal a neg answer?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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11y ago

No, a negative number times a negative number will equal a positive answer.

e.g. -2 x-2 = 4 (a positive 4)

e.g. -3 x -3 = 9 (positive)

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