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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

When an Inequality expression is multiplied (or divided) by a negative number then the Inequality sign is reversed. Example : -9x < 18 : -x < 2 : x > -2........as both sides have been multiplied by -1.

Positive. Because a negative number multiplied by a negative number = a positive number. And a positive multiplied by a positive =a positive -8x-8=64 8x8=64

if 2 positive numbers are multiplied, then the product is positive. if 2 negative numbers are multiplied, the product is positive. if a positive and a negative number are multiplied, the product is negative.

Multiplying anything non-zero by a negative number changes the sign. A positive number multiplied by a negative number becomes negative. A negative number multiplied by a negative number becomes positive.

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The inequality is "flipped" when multiplied by a negative number. For example, if x > y and a is a negative number, then ax < ay.

The inequality sign becomes greater than (>).

The direction of the inequality is reversed. Note that the if the inequality included "or equals" before, then it will after. 4 < 5 multiplied by -1 gives -4 > -5 5 >= 4 multiplied by -1 gives -5 <= -4

The inequality symbol doesn't change direction in this case.Note that that is the same as adding a positive number.Note also that if you MULTIPLY or DIVIDE by a negative number, then you need to change the direction of the inequality symbol.

No No. Positive number multiplied by a negative number gives 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

When one side of the inequality is divided or multiplied by a negative number.

A number n is positive: n > 0

A positive number multiplied by a positive number will give a positive answer:1 x 1 = 1In contrast, a negative number multiplied by a positive number gives a negative answer:-1 x 1 = -1Finally two negative numbers multiplied together give a positive answer:-1 x -1 = 1

When an Inequality expression is multiplied (or divided) by a negative number then the Inequality sign is reversed. Example : -9x < 18 : -x < 2 : x > -2........as both sides have been multiplied by -1.

When the two sides of the inequality are multiplied or divided by a negative number or term or expression.

It should not.

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