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This can never be. The square of any number will always be positive. Any positive number multiplied by another positive number will be positive, while any negative number multiplied by another negative number will be positive.

A positive number multiplied with a negative number will always be negative.

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A negative number multiplied by a negative yields a positive answer.

A negative multiplied by a positive results in a negative number. E.g. -2 x 3 = -6

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A negative number multiplied by another negative number equals a positive number. For example, -5 · -5 = positive 25.

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This can never be. The square of any number will always be positive. Any positive number multiplied by another positive number will be positive, while any negative number multiplied by another negative number will be positive.

Multiplying anything non-zero by a negative number changes the sign. A positive number multiplied by a negative number becomes negative. A negative number multiplied by a negative number becomes positive.

A positive number multiplied by a negative number will always result in a negative number.

A positive number multiplied by a positive number will give a positive answer:1 x 1 = 1In contrast, a negative number multiplied by a positive number gives a negative answer:-1 x 1 = -1Finally two negative numbers multiplied together give a positive answer:-1 x -1 = 1

No, a negative multiplied by a negative is a positive, as is of course a positive multiplied by a positive. Only when a negative is multiplied by a positive is the answer negative.

A positive number multiplied with a negative number will always be negative.

That depends on the values of the given numbers but a positive number multiplied by a negative number will be negative

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