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The smallest positive integer is 1. 1 is the multiplicative identity; ie anything times 1 is itself. The greatest negative integer is the most positive negative integer which is -1. Therefore the product of the greatest negative integer and the smallest positive integer is the greatest negative integer which is -1.

No, if a negative integer is multiplied by a positive integer, the product is negative. However, if both of the integers are either positive or negative, the product is positive.

Yes.

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Yes. The product of a negative integer and a positive integer is a negative integer.

The opposite integer of 4 is -4?

A negative integer multiplied by a negative integer is always a positive integer product. -x * -y = xy

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negative integer

always a negative

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always a negative

a negative integer or a fraction (as in 1/integer) or a negative fraction (as in -1/integer).

It is positive as for example: -2*-2*-2*-2 = 16

The smallest positive integer is 1. 1 is the multiplicative identity; ie anything times 1 is itself. The greatest negative integer is the most positive negative integer which is -1. Therefore the product of the greatest negative integer and the smallest positive integer is the greatest negative integer which is -1.

No, if a negative integer is multiplied by a positive integer, the product is negative. However, if both of the integers are either positive or negative, the product is positive.

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