## How do you multiply two numbers with different signs?

Solution: First, get the absolute value of each number. Next, multiply or find the product of the absolute values. Finally, determine the sign of the final answer. The rule states that if the signs of the two integers are different then the final answer will be negative.

## When two numbers with different signs are divided the quotient is always?

The quotient of two numbers with different signs is always negative.

## What’s a negative divided by?

Two negatives make a positive, so a negative number divided by a negative number equals a positive number. For example, -8 / -2 = 4.

## Is divided by positive?

Rule 1: A positive number divided by a positive number gives you a positive number. Example 1: This is the kind of division you’ve been doing for years, positive numbers divided by positive numbers. Rule 2: A positive number divided by a negative number gives you a negative number.

## What is a plus divided by a minus?

If two positive numbers are multiplied together or divided, the answer is positive. If a positive and a negative number are multiplied or divided, the answer is negative.

## Is a positive times a negative a positive?

Rule 1: A positive number times a positive number gives you a positive number. Rule 2: A positive number times a negative number gives you a negative number. Example 2: This is new – for example, you might have 4 x -3. The 4 is positive, but the 3 is negative, so our answer has to be negative.

## Is squared positive or negative?

“This is because to square a number just means to multiply it by itself. For example, (−2) squared is (−2)(−2)=4. Note that this is positive because when you multiply two negative numbers you get a positive result.” – This, of course, is the exact opposite of what was asked, but it’s the given response.

## How does squared equal negative one?

“I” squared is the same thing as the square root of negative 1 times the square root of negative one. Since we know that square rooting and squaring are opposites, the two will cancel each other out, leaving you with negative 1.