What is a negative times a positive?
The knowledge of positive numbers and negative numbers is useful for multiplying integers.
Answer: Negative times positive is negative. (-) × (+) = (-)
Let's understand what is negative times positive.
(‐) × (+) = (‐)
- (-4) × 11 = -44
- 5 × (-12) = -60
Thus, multiplying with a negative number will change the sign. A negative times a positive equals a negative.
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