# Why is it when you multiply two negative numbers you get a positive number?

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This is just a mathematical fact - two negative numbers multiplied together give a positive.

It is a rule you need to learn and make sure that you do as many questions in maths will require you to know this fact!

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I always think that it works only because to make a negative when multiplying, you have to hav 1 negative and a posotive

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