Q: What two numbers add to get negative 1 and multiply to get negative 56?

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

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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.

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There are no two real numbers that do, but the complex numbers (2 + i) and (2 - i) will.If you want two numbers that multiply to negative 5 and add to positive 4 then: -1 and 5If you want two numbers that multiply to negative 5 and add to negative 4 then: 1 and -5

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negative 3 and positive 4

-5

-10 and 4,

-8 and +7

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