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-42.0238 and 0.0238 (approx)

Q: What multiplies to equal negative 1 but adds to equal negative 42?

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42 and 42

-1 * 42 = -42 1 * -42 = -42 -2 * 22 = -42 2 * -22 = -42 -3 * 14 = -42 3 * -14 = -42 There are many ways to multiply two numbers to equal -42. However, one must be negative.

The factor pairs of 42 are (42,1)(21,2)(14,3)(7,6) Even considering their negative counterparts, none of them add up to -5.

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