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

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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

whenever you multiply or divide by a negative number

Change the direction of the inequality.

multiply and divide fractions!-.-

The negative number multiplied by one, the answer stays the same. for example -52 x 1 = -52

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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.

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

a negative divided by a negative is a positive

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.

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

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

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

Nothing special. The answer is negative.

-N/i=-Ni/(i*i) = (multiply top and bottom by i -Ni/-1 = Ni (i times i) = -1 You get a positive number (N) times i.

GenelleBabee: it becomes a positive because when you multiply two negatives it becomes a positive, & it's the same thing with division.