Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-2 Solving Two-Step Equations - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 52

Answer

Negative times negative produces a positive

Work Step by Step

The problem asks how you know if the variable will be positive or negative without solving the problem. Since the answer is positive and one of the factors being multiplied is negative, the other factor must be negative.
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