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Q: Why is the product of a negative number and a positive number negative?

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If you are multiplying negative numbers, an odd number of factors will have a negative product. An even number of factors will have a positive product.

no. a negative multiplied by a negative is a positive.

The product of all those numbers will always be a negative number.

Negative. Only like x like = positive

Yes. A product is the result of one number multiplied by another. For example: 5 x -2 = -10 If you multiply two numbers of the same sign (+ positive or - negative), the product will be positive. For example: -5 x -2 = 10 (positive)

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A product that results in a negative number such as multiplication of a positive number with a negative number resulting in a negative number, a negative product.

No. The product of a negative number and a positive number is always negative.

A negative number times a positive number will give you a negative product.A negative number times a positive number will give you a negative product.A negative number times a positive number will give you a negative product.A negative number times a positive number will give you a negative product.

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If you are multiplying negative numbers, an odd number of factors will have a negative product. An even number of factors will have a positive product.

The product of negative number and a positive number is always a negative. The product of two positive numbers, or two negative numbers, is always a positive.

if 2 positive numbers are multiplied, then the product is positive. if 2 negative numbers are multiplied, the product is positive. if a positive and a negative number are multiplied, the product is negative.

Negative because product of 47 negative numbers is negative and product of three positive number is Positive , so negative*positive = Negative.

no. a negative multiplied by a negative is a positive.

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The product of all those numbers will always be a negative number.

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