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The product of negative number and a positive number is always a negative. The product of two positive numbers, or two negative numbers, is always a positive.

if 2 positive numbers are multiplied, then the product is positive. if 2 negative numbers are multiplied, the product is positive. if a positive and a negative number are multiplied, the product is negative.

because you can get a positive number as EITHER a product of 2 positive numbers OR the product of the negatives of the SAME 2 numbers; the product of 2 negative numbers is positive.

No. The sum of two negative numbers will always be a negative number. If, however, you multiply the numbers, their product will be positive.

Multiplying something by a negative number makes it change signs. A positive number multiplied by a negative is negative therefore a negative * a negative is positive.

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The product of negative number and a positive number is always a negative. The product of two positive numbers, or two negative numbers, is always a positive.

The product of all those numbers will always be a negative number.

It is positive. Any product of an even number of negative numbers will be positive, regardless of how many positive numbers you have. Similarly any product of an odd number of negative numbers will be negative, regardless of how many positive numbers you have.

Negative because product of 47 negative numbers is negative and product of three positive number is Positive , so negative*positive = Negative.

(The product of 33 negative numbers) x (2 positive numbers) = (negative sign) x (positive sign) = negative sign

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if 2 positive numbers are multiplied, then the product is positive. if 2 negative numbers are multiplied, the product is positive. if a positive and a negative number are multiplied, the product is negative.

The product of two positive numbers or two negative numbers is a positive number.

because you can get a positive number as EITHER a product of 2 positive numbers OR the product of the negatives of the SAME 2 numbers; the product of 2 negative numbers is positive.

If you are multiplying negative numbers, an odd number of factors will have a negative product. An even number of factors will have a positive product.

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