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mawra Sep 24 2014 07:10 PM

Math question
Kibby is taking algebra and her book say if you add two negatives you get a positive. How is that possible? We be confused.

Kath Sep 24 2014 07:30 PM

Re: Math question
You don't.

If you multiply two negatives you get a positive.

What's the book called? Can you give us a direct quote from it?

Allen Sep 25 2014 01:57 AM

Re: Math question
Sounds like Kibby's dysgraphia is kicking in.

P'ter Sep 25 2014 05:22 AM

Re: Math question
Multiplying and dividing: like signs give a possitive result.

Mixed signs give a negative.

mawra Sep 25 2014 05:27 AM

Re: Math question
Dysgraphia messing with being able to write, fine motor skill. Not reading.

I'll see if she can find what it says. It will be a couple of days it is an on line only book.

I use the word book loosely

P'ter Sep 26 2014 03:48 AM

Re: Math question
Try this site


mairi Dec 12 2014 04:14 AM

Re: Math question
Yes thats true - to negatives give you positive.
But its easy to remember in the way: two different signs zawsze give you negative and two same signs give you positive.

P'ter Dec 12 2014 06:29 AM

Re: Math question
Only if you're multiplying or dividing.

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