How To Multiply And Divide Positive And Negative Numbers (Real Numbers) Example 1

Here is an example of how to multiply and divide positive and negative numbers (real numbers).  Remember to read the lesson on this topic.

Basic steps to follow:

1. First understand that these rules apply to positive and negative numbers on the real number line- “real numbers”
2. The rules for multiplying and dividing positive and negative numbers are the same
3. Rules to follow when multiplying and dividing positive and negative numbers; when the numbers have the same sign the answer is positive; when the signs of the numbers are different the answer is negative

 

 

 

 

 

Important habits to master math:

1. write out all steps
2. be very neat
3. use pencil not pen
4. review your work as your go
5. make sure you know the basics like fractions, positive and negative numbers and order of operations




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