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

A negative and a positive number will multiply to a negative number. Other than that, -9 and -8 will satisfy your conditions.

You multiply the numbers just like you would normally except that the product will have a negative sign. Example: -6 X 5 = -30. When you multiply a negative number and a positive number, the product will always be negative. Multiplying two positive numbers or two negative numbers will give you positive products.

You get a number known as their "product".

Positive A simple rule to remember this is when multiplying two numbers with the same sign, the result is ALWAYS positive. When multiplying two numbers with different signs, the results is ALWAYS 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

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

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

The result of multiplying a positive number by a negative number is a negative number.

a positive number..... 2 negatives=positive

its a negative

negativenegative x negative = positive

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.

Multiply the positive number by any negative number and it will result in a negative number.

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

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.

You will end up with a positive number. With integers, if you multiply or divide an even amount of negative numbers, the answer will be positive and if you multiply or divide an odd amount, the answer will be negative.

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