Multiplying integers

Multiplying integers is just multiplying the numbers normally but there are 2 conditions to remember:


1.  If the two integers have the same sign, then their product is positive.

2.  If the two integers have different signs, then their product is negative.

Multiplying integers

Multiplying with same and different signs
Problem 1
 -54

Explanation:

6 and –9 have different signs. So the product is negative.

6 x 9 = 54

The product is –54.

Problem 2
 56

Explanation:

–8 and –7 have the same sign. So the product is positive.

8 x 7 = 56

The product is 56.






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