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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

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Q: What are the rules for multiplying and dividing positive and negative fractions?
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Why does the number of negative factors affect the signs of the product in math equations?

Multiplying or dividing a positive and negative gives a negative result. Multiplying or dividing two negatives gives a positive result.


How do you divide with a negative fraction?

Divide as you would divide positive fractions. That is, convert both fractions to positive, then do the division. After that, apply the rules for dividing positive and negative numbers. For example, if one of the fractions is positive and the other negative, the answer will be negative.


Is there a general rule that you must always follow when multiplying or dividing an inequality by a negative value?

positive and positive are positive positive and negative are negative negative and negative is positive


What signs are used when mulitiplying and dIviding integers would the signs be the same and the answer negative?

positive x positive = positive negative x negative = positive positive x negative = negative negative x positive = negative The same rules apply for dividing, since dividing is actually multiplying by the reciprical.


When multiplying and dividing rational numbers how do you know if you're into me positive negative?

It the signs of the two numbers that you are multiplying or dividing is the same, then the answer is positive, otherwise the answer is negative. Remember though, that division by 0 is not defined.


What is the rule for multiplying and dividing integers?

i dunno if this is the answer youre looking for. negative x negative = positive negative x positive = negative positive x positive = positive same thing with dividing integers its really simple.


Can a negative and a positive make a positive?

When adding- yes When subtracting-no When multiplying-no When dividing-yes


How do you multiple and divide positive and negative integers?

multiplying and dividing a negative number will "flip" the sign of the other number. So multiplying two negative numbers will produce a positive number. Multiplying one positive and one negative number will produce a negative. And of course two positive numbers yield a positive.


What are the rule for dividing negative numbers?

The rules for dividing negative numbers is the same as multiplying them. A negative number multiplied/divided by a negative number is positive and a negative number multiplied/divided by a positive number is negative.


Is positive divided by negative negative or positive?

Yes, when a positive is divided by a negative, it is negative. ex: 4/-2 would equal -2. It takes two negatives to make a positive in math when you are multiplying or dividing.


What does multiplying by ten to a negative power imply?

It is equivalent to dividing by ten to the equivalent positive power.


When multiplying and dividing rational numbers how do you know if the answer will be a negative?

It the two rational numbers have different signs, then the answer will be negative, otherwise it will be positive.