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# What does a negative number multiplied by a negative number equal to?

Updated: 9/21/2023

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β 12y ago

A positive number.

Positive Number x Positive Number = Positive Number

Positive Number x Negative Number = Negative Number

Negative Number x Negative Number = Positive Number

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Lucia Mnuna

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β 2mo ago
Yes is a positive

Lucia Mnuna

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β 2mo ago
Positive xpositive= Positive

Lucia Mnuna

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β 2mo ago
Negxneg= neg

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