CCSS Math: 7.NS.A.2, 7.NS.A.2a
Review the basic of multiplying negative numbers and try some practice problems.


positive ×\times positivepositive2×3=62\times3=6
negative ×\times negativepositive2×(3)=6-2\times(-3)=6
negative ×\times positivenegative2×3=6-2\times 3=-6
positive ×\times negativenegative2×(3)=62\times(-3)=-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
4×6=-4 \times 6 =
  • Your answer should be
  • an integer, like 66
  • a simplified proper fraction, like 3/53/5
  • a simplified improper fraction, like 7/47/4
  • a mixed number, like 1 3/41\ 3/4
  • an exact decimal, like 0.750.75
  • a multiple of pi, like 12 pi12\ \text{pi} or 2/3 pi2/3\ \text{pi}

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