**In this module, you can ****study how to multiply with negative numbers.**

**Rules**

Positive x positive = positive answer e.g. 5 x 4 = 20

Positive x negative = negative answer e.g. 5 x -4 = -20

Negative x negative = **positive** answer e.g. -5 x -4 = 20

**Be careful with using a basic calculator for these types of questions. **

Ideally, use a calculator that has brackets and enter the equations like this:

(-5) x (-4) =

**Study and practice**

- Study multiplying with negative numersAt this link from mathsisfun.com you can read several different explanations about multiplying negative numbers, then you can try a few practice problems.
- Download an integer multiplication worksheetDesign and print an integer multiplication worksheet at math-aids.com. Answers included.
- Quiz yourself on multiplying with negative numbersCheck your understanding of multiplication with negative numbers with this interactive quiz at AAA math.

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1.19 min decimal point

2.43 min C, CE and backspace

4.19 min square, square root & fractions

6.17 min percentage (%)

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