# (-11) × 7 is not equal to

a. 11 × (-7)

b. -(11 × 7)

c. (-11) × (-7)

d. 7 × (-11)

**Solution:**

To choose the correct option from the above listed options let us try solving the given expression using integer rules.

The expression (-11) × 7 on evaluating gives -77 as a final value. Now let us check the above mentioned options individually to jump to the conclusion

a) 11 × (-7) = -77

b) -(11 × 7) = -77

c) (-11) × (-7) = 77

d) 7 × (-11) = -77

On solving the given options we observe that the option c (-11) × (-7) = 77 is giving a different result. Therefore, (-11) × 7 is not equal to (-11) × (-7).

**✦ Try This: **Evaluate (-5) × (-77)

Using integer rules as well as the multiplication property of integers we can determine the value of (-5) × (-77)

**☛ Also Check:** NCERT Solutions for Class 7 Maths Chapter 1

**NCERT Exemplar Class 7 Maths Chapter 1 Exercise Problem 12**

## (-11) × 7 is not equal to: 11 × (-7), -(11 × 7), (-11) × (-7), 7 × (-11)

**Summary:**

The expression (-11) × 7 on evaluating gives -77 as a final value. Therefore, from the given alternatives (-11) × 7 is not equal to (-11) × (-7)

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