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Q: Why does a positive times a negative equal a negative?

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when you have a negative times a negative it will equal a positive but when you have a negative times a positive it will equal a negative no matter what!

A negative times a positive is a negative.

a negative. positives times other positives equal positives. but if you multiply them by a negative it becomes a negative.

A positive times a negative is a negative.

a negative times a positive is a negative. plz recomend me.

no. it is still negative.

Yes. Same for positive times a positive (Obviously). If the signs are the same, it is positive. So, a positive times a negative is negative.

A negative times a negative equals a positive.

No. It is positive.

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a positive a negative times a negative also equals a positive

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A negative multiplied by a negative is a positive.

yes it does

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A negative times a negative is a positive (-4)(-5) = positive 20

No - it results in a negative number.

A positive times a negative equals a negative.

two times a negative number does not equal 0.

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A negative times a negative is definatley a positive. thank you

It could equal both a negagtive number or a positive number. To get a definite positive or negative you times or divide. Well in addition and subtraction negative plus a negative equals a bigger negative. Kinda like -4+-4 =-8, but in multiplication and division 2 negatives equal a positive. -2 times-2 =positive 4.

A negative times a negative always equals a positive, no matter what the numbers are.