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any two negative numbers multiplied together equals a positive number. any two positives numbers multiplied together equal positive numbers and any negative and positive numbers multiplied together equals a negative.



negative, negative = positive
negative, positive = negative
positive, positive = positive

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How do you multiple and divide positive and negative integers?

multiplying and dividing a negative number will "flip" the sign of the other number. So multiplying two negative numbers will produce a positive number. Multiplying one positive and one negative number will produce a negative. And of course two positive numbers yield a positive.


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Does a negative squared equal a positive or negative?

A negative number squared equals a positive number. When multiplying, odd numbers of negatives result in a negative answer, and even numbers of negatives result in a positive answer.


What are the rule for dividing negative numbers?

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Why is the product of two negative numbers positive?

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If there is one positive and two negative numbers in multiplying integers is the answer a positive or a negative?

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When multiplying two numbers with different signs the result will be?

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Is the answer still negative if both numbers that are being added are negative?

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When multiplying numbers what do you do with the positive and negative signs?

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How do you multiple and divide positive and negative integers?

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What does negative 5 in parantheses to the 2nd power equal and can you explain what it would mean without the parantheses is it the same thing?

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Is it always true that two negatives make a positive?

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