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It depends on what the value of x is. If x is a positive number, then it will be negative because a negative number multiplied by a positive number is negative. If x is a negative number, then it will be positive because the product of two negative numbers is always a positive number.

A negative exponent becomes positive in the reciprocal. So if you have a number a^x where x is negative, then, a^x = 1/(a^-x) and, since x is negative, -x is positive.

A negative number multiplied by a positive number is always a negative number: 3 x 100 = 300 Therefore -3 x 100 = -300

The negative reciprocal of a non-zero number x, is -1/x. And the negative reciprocal of that is -1/(-1/x) = -1*(x/-1) = x

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a negative number plus a negative number is negative. here is a proof.(-x)+(-x)(-1)x+(-1)x-1(x+x)-1(2x)-2xa negative number times a negative number is positive though.

A negative number. A positive number x a positive number = a positive number A negative number x a negative number = a positive number A positive number x a negative number = a negative Hope this helps :D

(positive number) x (positive number) = positive number (positive number)/(positive number) = positive number (positive number) x ( negative number) = negative number (positive number)/( negative number) = negative number (negative number) x (negative number) = positive number (negative number)/(negative number) = positive number

It depends on what the value of x is. If x is a positive number, then it will be negative because a negative number multiplied by a positive number is negative. If x is a negative number, then it will be positive because the product of two negative numbers is always a positive number.

When you divide a negative number by a positive number or a positive number by a negative number, the division is done the same way as when both numbers are positive, and the quotient is negative. When dividing a negative number by a negative number, divide as usual, and the quotient is positive. + Ã· + = + + Ã· - = - - Ã· + = - - Ã· - = + + x + = + + x - = - - x + = - - x - = +

The result will always be negative. Positive X Positive = Positive Negative X Negative = Positive Positive X Negative = Negative

13. For any non-negative number x, abs(x) = x. For any negative number x, abs(x) = -x.

when -n = x and x is a negative #, n is the absolute value of x

No. If x, itself, is negative then -x is positive. Or x could be zero, in which case, -x is not negative, either.

Yes, if x is a negative number.

a negative multiplied by a negative results in a positive number. -5 x -5 = +25

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