# Does a positive and a positive make a positive?

## Does a positive and a positive make a positive?

If two positive numbers are multiplied together or divided, the answer is positive. If two negative numbers are multiplied together or divided, the answer is positive. If a positive and a negative number are multiplied or divided, the answer is negative.

**What does a positive minus a positive make?**

Rule 1: Subtracting a positive number from a positive number – it’s just normal subtraction. For example: this is what you have learned before. 6 – 3 are two positive numbers. So solve this equation the way you always have: 6 – 3 = 3.

### What happens when you add a negative and a positive?

When you are adding a negative number to a positive number you are effectively subtracting the second number from the first. And then you add the negative number, which means you are moving to the left – in the negative direction. Basically you are subtracting the 2. The answer is 2.

**Do a negative and a positive go together?**

When multiplying a positive and positive number together or negative and negative together, keep the same sign. When you multiply a positive and a negative number together, the result is always negative. Any number multiplied by zero becomes zero and is neither positive or negative.

#### What is a positive times a positive?

Rule 1: A positive number times a positive number equals a positive number. This is the multiplication you have been doing all along, positive numbers times positive numbers equal positive numbers. For example, 5 x 3 = 15.

**Why when you subtract a negative is positive?**

Subtracting a number is the same as adding its opposite. So, subtracting a positive number is like adding a negative; you move to the left on the number line. Subtracting a negative number is like adding a positive; you move to the right on the number line.

## What happens if you subtract a negative from a positive?

When taking a negative number minus a positive number, drop both minus signs and add the two numbers as if they were both positive; then attach a minus sign to the result.

**What happens when you subtract a negative from a positive?**

Subtracting a negative number is the same as adding a positive number — that is, go up on the number line. When taking a negative number minus a positive number, drop both minus signs and add the two numbers as if they were both positive; then attach a minus sign to the result.

### Do 2 positives make a positive?

If you subtract a negative number, the two negatives combine to make a positive.

**Is 7 positive or negative?**

Any number without a minus sign in front of it is considered to be a positive number, meaning a number that’s greater than zero. So while -7 is negative seven, 7 is positive seven, or simply seven.

#### What is a negative times 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.

**Can a negative number be a positive number?**

Rule 3: A negative number times a negative number, equals a positive number. Two negatives make a positive, so a negative number times a negative number makes a positive number.

## What does and positive and a negative make?

Just multiply the absolute values and make the answer positive.Positive x positive = positiveNegative x negative = positiveWhen you multiply two integers with different signs, the result is always negative.

**Which is the correct rule for multiplying positive and negative numbers?**

### Is there a formula to convert negative numbers to positive numbers in Excel?

This works on cells that contain either positive or negative numbers. The result of the formula is: Positive numbers will be converted to negative numbers. Or negative numbers will be converted to positive numbers. We can then copy/paste the formula to get the results for all the cells in columns B & C.