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Q: What happens when you multiply or divide by a negative?

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whenever you multiply or divide by a negative number

When an inequality is multiplied or divided by a negative number the inequality sign is reversed.Example : -x < 7 ......after multiplying by (say) -2 this becomes 2x > -14

Change the direction of the inequality.

multiply and divide fractions!-.-

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You will end up with a positive number. With integers, if you multiply or divide an even amount of negative numbers, the answer will be positive and if you multiply or divide an odd amount, the answer will be negative.

a negative divided by a negative is a positive

The inequality sign changes direction. So 2<3 Multiply by -2 and you get -4>-6 (similarly with division).

- * - = + - * + = - + * + = + - / - = + - / + = - + / + = + *= multiply /=divide

You can multiply or divide it by any negative number.

You multiply the negative number by the reciprocal of the fraction.

Adding negatives? You get a negative. But if you multiply/divide 2 negatives, that's a positive.

If you multiply by a negative you get a negative answer. A negative times a negative gives you a positive answer

Nothing special. The answer is negative.

Only when you divide or multiply.

whenever you multiply or divide by a negative number

When an inequality is multiplied or divided by a negative number the inequality sign is reversed.Example : -x < 7 ......after multiplying by (say) -2 this becomes 2x > -14

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