# The product of one negative and one positive term is a negative term. Is the given statement true or false

**Solution:**

The statement ‘The product of one negative and one positive term is a negative term’ is true.

(-) × (+) = (-)

**✦ Try This: **Find the product (i) (-p) and (q), (ii) 3x and (-3xy)

(i) (-p) × (q) = -pq

(ii) 3x × (-3xy) = - 9x²y

∴ The product of one negative and one positive term is a negative term

**☛ Also Check: **NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Maths Chapter 9

**NCERT Exemplar Class 8 Maths Chapter 7 Problem 63**

## The product of one negative and one positive term is a negative term. Is the given statement true or false

**Summary:**

The statement ‘The product of one negative and one positive term is a negative term’ is true

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