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# How do you make a negative number a positive number?

Updated: 12/23/2022

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Multiply it by another negative number. Or add a higher positive number to it.

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### Does a negative amd a positive make a negative?

Yes, when you multiply a negative number by a positive number, the result is negative.

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The same way as with a positive number. Just make the answer negative.

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### Does a positive number times a negative number equal a negative or a positive number?

A negative number. A positive number x a positive number = a positive number A negative number x a negative number = a positive number A positive number x a negative number = a negative Hope this helps :D

### Can positive and negative make a negative?

Yes, if you are adding 2 numbers together and the value of the negative number is larger than the value of the positive number. Yes, if you are multiplying a positive and a negative number together. Yes, if you are dividing a positive and a negative number by each other.

### How do you know the opposites and absolute values of integers?

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### How do you do Negative number minus positive number what does it equal?

a negative minus a positive is like addition, you take the negative add the positive, then make that number a negative.Example-5 - 4add them5 + 4= 9make that number a negative= -9

### When you subtract a negative by a positive what does it make?

If you mean when you subtract a negative from a positive what does it make? If so, you will get a positive answer. This is because the two negative symbols are basically multiplied, and if you multiply two negatives you get a positive, so a positive number minus a negative number becomes a positive number plus a positive number. 6 - (-5) = 11 2 - (-10) = 12 125 - (-15) = 140

### How can you Make a negative number into a positive value?

You can multiply or divide it by any negative number.

### How do you work out how to times a positive number by a negative number?

A positive number times a positive number will always get you a positive number A negative number times a negative number will always get you a positive number (same signs will get you a positive number) but A positive number times a negative number will always get you a negative number or A negative number times a positive number will always get you a negative number (different signs will get you a negative number)