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Multiplying and dividing negative numbers
You already know how to multiply and divide positive integers, decimals, and fractions. See what happens when we throw negative numbers into the mix. (It's really not so different!)
Here we explain some rules of thumb regarding the multiplication of positive and negative numbers.
In this video we take you through the basics of dividing with negative numbers. You'll need to draw from your multiplication skills, too.
Multiply or divide positive and negative integers. No remainder.
We use the repeated addition model of multiplication to give an intuitive understanding of multiplying negative numbers.
Why are the products of negative numbers defined in the way they are? We'll use the distributive property to help you with your understanding.
Help us find the product of numbers with different signs.