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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.

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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.

Q: How do you multiply a negative times a negative?

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Positive times negative equals negative.

Because if you multiply a negative number three times, the product will be negative.

A negative multiplied by a negative always makes a positive number- so negative four times negative six is simply four times six, which equals twenty-four!

That is part of the basic rules of Math: A: Multiply a Negative and a Negative will result in a Postive. B. Multiply a Negative and a Postive will result in a Negative. BTW, unlike English grammar, rules of Math are true at all times.

How about: -2 times -60 = 120 as an example

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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

multiply the numbers together and the sign is positive , as a negative times a negative is a positive

when you multiply something you increase the value. therefore, when you multiply a negative by a positive, you'll get a negative.

A positive number.

negative yet negative times negative equals positive

2 negatives equal a positive or if you multiply a negative by a positive it is larger negative if you multiply a negative and a negative it become positive because doing something negative times is getting bigger

If you are multiplying a negative number times a negative number, you multiply regularly but the answer in negative. If you are multipling 2 negatives, you multiply it regularly, again, but the answer is positive, and if u multiply 2 positives, obviously its a positive.

Positive times negative equals negative.

A positive number times another positive number will give you a positive answer. If you multiply two negative numbers together, you will also have a positive answer. The only way to get a negative answer is if you multiply a positive by a negative.

A negative times a positive is a negative and that negative times a negative would = a positive. So the answer would be a positive number. *<:)

Multiply the number by its self and the answer will always be positive (negative times a negative is positive)