# Understanding Operations with Negative Numbers (Grade 7)

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## Understanding Operations with Negative Numbers

1.

A negative number multiplied by another negative number is positive.

- True
- False

2.

When you add two negative numbers together you will always get a positive answer.

- True
- False

3.

If a negative number is being multiplied by a positive number, the answer will be a number.

- positive
- negative

4.

(-5)(-7)(5)(-3) gives a answer.

- negative
- positive

5.

When adding integers, if the signs are different, the answer sign is

- the sign that comes first
- positive
- negative
- the sign of the number with the largest absolute value

6.

When multiplying integers that have the same sign, your answer will be:

- Negative
- Positive
- It depends on the numbers
- It will have the sign of the biggest number

7.

The product of 8, a, and b is represented by the expression 8ab. If the value of a is negative, what must be said about the value of b in order for the product to remain negative?

- b must be negative
- b must be positive
- b must be 1
- the value of be does not matter

8.

Which expression would be evaluated as a negative number?

- (3)(-4)(-2)
- (-3)(-4)(-2)
- (3)(4)(2)
- (-3)(-4)(2)

9.

Consider the problem:

[math]axxb[/math]

If both a and b are negative then the answer will be .

[math]axxb[/math]

If both a and b are negative then the answer will be .

- positive
- negative
- equal
- not enough information to tell

10.

Which expression will have a negative product?

- [math]-1/2xx(-3/4)[/math]
- [math]((-1))/2xx-3/4[/math]
- [math]1/2xx- ((-3)/4)[/math]
- [math](1/2)xx3/((-4)[/math]

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