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If the two numbers you are multiplying are both negatives, the answer will be a positive,

(two negatives make a positive).

If you multiply a negative and a positive the result willbe a negative,

(different symbols will result in negative.


So, if I can squeeze in here for a second and actually answer the question . . .

To multiply a negative number by another negative number, throw away both

negative signs, and proceed just as if both numbers were positive.

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If you multiply by a negative you get a negative answer. A negative times a negative gives you a positive answer

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