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The smallest positive integer is 1.

1 is the multiplicative identity; ie anything times 1 is itself.

The greatest negative integer is the most positive negative integer which is -1.

Therefore the product of the greatest negative integer and the smallest positive integer is the greatest negative integer which is -1.

Q: What is the product of greatest negative integer and smallest positive integer?

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No. Integers are positive and negative whole numbers (…, -2, -1, 0, 1, 2, …). As there are an infinite number of negative integers as they approach negative infinity (the greatest negative integer being -1), there can be no smallest (negative) integer.

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No, a positive minus a negative can be either or positive or a negative.

No, if a negative integer is multiplied by a positive integer, the product is negative. However, if both of the integers are either positive or negative, the product is positive.

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Infinitely many in both cases.

No. Integers are positive and negative whole numbers (…, -2, -1, 0, 1, 2, …). As there are an infinite number of negative integers as they approach negative infinity (the greatest negative integer being -1), there can be no smallest (negative) integer.

The smallest positive integer is 1. The largest negative integer is -1. 1 > -1

1 is the smallest positive integer. But if you include negative integers, there is no smallest.

The smallest positive factor of any positive integer is the number 1. If negative factors are allowed, the smallest factor is the negative of the absolute value of any integer.

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Zero is neither positive nor negative.

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Yes, there is a greatest negative integer. It is -1 because -1 is the only negative number before 0 and negative numbers are the opposite of positive numbers.

It is not - so the question is seriously flawed. If you stated that -1 was the greatest (most positive) negative integer you would be correct. However, numbers are infinite so you cannot state a greatest integer. Integers are both positive and negative numbers, but have to be whole numbers

Yes. The product of a negative integer and a positive integer is a negative integer.

There isn't one. Negative numbers go on forever.