Q: What 2 numbers have a positive sum but a negative product?

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10, -9 sum is 1 product is -90. any two numbers one positive one negative, positive has to be larger

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

-2 and 2

The sum of two negative numbers is positive and the sum of two negatives is negative. If you have both positive and negative numbers the sum can be either so look at the absolute value. If the negative number has a greater absolute value, the sum is negative. If the positive number has a greater absolute value the sum is positive. If the absolute values are equal, the sum is zero.

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10, -9 sum is 1 product is -90. any two numbers one positive one negative, positive has to be larger

The product of a positive and negative number is always negative The sum of a positive and negative number depends on which one is larger; subtract the two numbers and take the sign of the larger

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

-2 and 2

The sum of two negative numbers is positive and the sum of two negatives is negative. If you have both positive and negative numbers the sum can be either so look at the absolute value. If the negative number has a greater absolute value, the sum is negative. If the positive number has a greater absolute value the sum is positive. If the absolute values are equal, the sum is zero.

The sum of two positive numbers is positive. The sum of two negative numbers is negative. The sum of a positive and negative number will depend on which number has a greater absolute value. 5 + (-4) = 1 5 + (-9) = -4

No! If one number is negative and the positive is greater than it's interval (positive version [e.g. the interval of -6 is 6]), then the product will very well be positive. In theory, of course. Sorry, tenth grader speaking... Small error here; product is the result of multiplication. The answer above is correct for a sum, but not a product. The rule for a product is even simpler than for a sum :- If the two numbers have the same signs (both positive or both negative) then the result will be positive. If the numbers have different signs the result will be negative.

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the sum of 2021 nonnegative integers is 2020. what is the product of the numbers

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The sum of two negative numbers is going to sum up to a negative number EX:-2+-5=-7