Q: Does a negative number times a positive number equal a positive or a negative number?

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No - it results in a negative number.

-10 x -5 = +50A negative times a negative will always equal a positive number.A negative times a positive will always equal a negative number.A positive times a positive will always equal a positive number.- x - = +- x + = -+ x + = +

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.

No it doesn't. If the n is a negative number, it would equal a positive number. For example: -n=6 n must be -6 because a negative times negative equals positive.

no. it is still negative.

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A negative times a positive is a negative.

No - it results in a negative number.

-10 x -5 = +50A negative times a negative will always equal a positive number.A negative times a positive will always equal a negative number.A positive times a positive will always equal a positive number.- x - = +- x + = -+ x + = +

No. An odd number of negatives in multiplication is negative.

No, a negative number times a negative number will equal a positive answer. e.g. -2 x-2 = 4 (a positive 4) e.g. -3 x -3 = 9 (positive)

A negative number TIMES a positive number will equal a negative number. A negative number DIVIDED BY a positive number (or vice versa) will equal a negative number. With addition and subtraction, it all depends on what the numbers are.

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

two times a negative number does not equal 0.

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

It could equal both a negagtive number or a positive number. To get a definite positive or negative you times or divide. Well in addition and subtraction negative plus a negative equals a bigger negative. Kinda like -4+-4 =-8, but in multiplication and division 2 negatives equal a positive. -2 times-2 =positive 4.

Yes, as long as you don't count zero as either positive or negative.

when you have a negative times a negative it will equal a positive but when you have a negative times a positive it will equal a negative no matter what!