**Multiplying Positives And Negatives**. Well, first there is the "common sense" explanation So, by walking backwards, while facing in the negative direction, he moves in the positive direction. See examples of multiplying and dividing fractions with negative numbers.

Which is perfect for learning about multiplying positive and. This set is often saved in the same folder as. What are Positive and Negative Numbers?

### Why does a negative times a negative equal a positive?

Zero, the dividing point, is neither positive nor negative.

This is similar to the rule for adding and subtracting: two minus signs become a plus, while a plus and a minus become a minus. When you multiply two integers with different signs, the result is always negative. Numbers above zero are called whole numbers.