Q: When do two negatives equal a positive?

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Only if you multiply or divide them.

Two negatives make a positive in multiplication and division

No

No. It is more negative than either of the two negatives.

two negatives always equal a positive

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It is said that two negatives equal a positive when multiplying them with coefficients.

positive two negatives equal a positive a positive times a positive is a positive.

When combining (adding) two negatives you get a negative. When multiplying two negatives you will get a positive.

Yes, when multiplying or dividing two negatives the result is a positive number.

For negatives, two negatives equal a positive & all goes for positive

Only if you multiply or divide them.

The two negatives cancel out and the number becomes positive.

Multiplying and dividing two negatives does equal a positive. Adding two negatives equals a negative, but subtracting two negatives may or may not equal a positive. Ex. -2 * -4 = 8 -10/-2 = 5 -2+ -4 = -6 -4- -2 = -2 -2- -4 = 2

Actually it does, whenever you mulitply and divide two negative and two positive numbers they always equal a positive number. When you multiply and divide a negative and positive they always equal a negative number.

Two negatives make a positive in multiplication and division

No

a negative but of there are a equal number of negatives then a positive... the negatives counter each other