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Word Problems for Multiplying +/-?

Postby New2Math on Fri Oct 12, 2012 7:21 pm

Can anyone show me a good resource for practicing word problems for multiplying positive and negatives? It maybe will help me get a more solid understanding of *why*, say, a negative times a negative is a positive.

I get the process, but not sure I have a full grasp yet of the whys and wherefores. Any help is appreciated, including your own problems.
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Postby stapel_eliz on Thu Oct 25, 2012 12:09 pm

New2Math wrote:Can anyone show me a good resource for practicing word problems for multiplying positive and negatives? It maybe will help me get a more solid understanding of *why*, say, a negative times a negative is a positive.

For an explanation of the rules, how about this lesson? :wink:
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