Table of Contents

- 1 What is the product of one negative and one positive?
- 2 What is the product of two negatives and a positive?
- 3 What is the product of 2 negative numbers?
- 4 When you multiply or divide one positive and one negative integer The answer will be?
- 5 Do you have to multiply two numbers to find the product?
- 6 How to find the two positive real numbers?

## What is the product of one negative and one positive?

The product of one positive and one negative integer is always a negative integer.

### What is the product of two negatives and a positive?

The fact that the product of two negatives is a positive is therefore related to the fact that the inverse of the inverse of a positive number is that positive number back again.

**What do you do when you multiply a negative and a positive?**

Rule 2: A negative number times a positive number equals a negative number. When you multiply a negative number to a positive number, your answer is a negative number. It doesn’t matter which order the positive and negative numbers are in that you are multiplying, the answer is always a negative number.

**How do two negatives make a positive?**

When you have two negative signs, one turns over, and they add together to make a positive. If you have a positive and a negative, there is one dash left over, and the answer is negative.

## What is the product of 2 negative numbers?

Answer: There are two simple rules to remember: When you multiply a negative number by a positive number then the product is always negative. When you multiply two negative numbers or two positive numbers then the product is always positive.

### When you multiply or divide one positive and one negative integer The answer will be?

negative

If you are multiplying/dividing one positive integers with one negative integer, your answer will be negative.

**How to prove that product of two negative numbers is positive?**

Proof that Product of Two Negative Numbers is Positive. When you multiply a negative number by another negative number, the result is a positive number. This rule is not obvious and proving it is not straightforward. However, here is a clever way to prove the rule by starting with an equation and factoring out terms.

**What is the product of 12 times positive 4?**

Well, once again, 12 times positive 4 would be 48. And we’re in the circumstance where one of these two numbers right over here is negative, this one right over here. If exactly one of the two numbers is negative, then the product is going to be negative. We are in this circumstance right over here.

## Do you have to multiply two numbers to find the product?

If you are asked to work out the product of two or more numbers, then you need to multiply the numbers together. If you are asked to find the sum of two or more numbers, then you need to add the numbers together.

### How to find the two positive real numbers?

How do you find the two positive real numbers whose sum is 40 and whose product is a maximum? We would like to find where the product x ⋅ y is maximum, but from the above equation we can write: x ⋅ y = x ⋅ (40 −x) = −x2 + 40x.