Multiplying and dividing negative numbers

5 videos
2 skills
You already know how to multiply and divide whole numbers, decimals, and fractions. See what happens when we throw negative numbers into the mix. It's really not so different!

Multiplying positive and negative numbers

VIDEO 5:34 minutes
Learn some rules of thumb for multiplying positive and negative numbers.

Dividing positive and negative numbers

VIDEO 4:52 minutes
Discover the basics of dividing with negative numbers. 

Multiplying and dividing negative numbers

PRACTICE PROBLEMS
Multiply or divide integers. No remainder.

Why a negative times a negative makes intuitive sense

VIDEO 6:14 minutes
Use the repeated addition model of multiplication to give an understanding of multiplying negative numbers.

Why a negative times a negative is a positive

VIDEO 5:47 minutes
Use the distributive property to understand the products of negative numbers.

Multiplying numbers with different signs

VIDEO 2:26 minutes
Find the product of numbers with different signs.

Multiplying and dividing negative numbers: word problems

PRACTICE PROBLEMS
Match situations to multiplication and division expressions and equations.