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7th grade (Eureka Math/EngageNY)

Course: 7th grade (Eureka Math/EngageNY) > Unit 2

Lesson 2: Topic B: Multiplication and division of integers and rational numbers

Multiplying negative numbers review

Review the basic of multiplying negative numbers and try some practice problems.


positive times positivepositive2, times, 3, equals, 6
negative times negativepositiveminus, 2, times, left parenthesis, minus, 3, right parenthesis, equals, 6
negative times positivenegativeminus, 2, times, 3, equals, minus, 6
positive times negativenegative2, times, left parenthesis, minus, 3, right parenthesis, equals, minus, 6
Want to learn more about multiplying negative numbers? Check out this video.
Want to know why multiplying two negative numbers equals a positive number? Check out this video.


Problem 1
  • Current
minus, 4, times, 6, equals
  • Your answer should be
  • an integer, like 6
  • a simplified proper fraction, like 3, slash, 5
  • a simplified improper fraction, like 7, slash, 4
  • a mixed number, like 1, space, 3, slash, 4
  • an exact decimal, like 0, point, 75
  • a multiple of pi, like 12, space, start text, p, i, end text or 2, slash, 3, space, start text, p, i, end text

Want to try some more multiplying negative numbers problems? Check out this exercise.

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