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Old Sep 24 2014, 07:10 PM   #1
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Kibby is taking algebra and her book say if you add two negatives you get a positive. How is that possible? We be confused.
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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?
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Old Sep 25 2014, 01:57 AM   #3
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Sounds like Kibby's dysgraphia is kicking in.
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Multiplying and dividing: like signs give a possitive result.

Mixed signs give a negative.
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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
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Try this site

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/guide...jxs/revision/1
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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.
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Only if you're multiplying or dividing.
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