Elementary Algebra

The product of a positive real number and a negative real number is a negative real number. We convert the decimal into a fraction for the ease of simplification: $(8)(-7.6)$ =$\frac{8}{1}\times-\frac{76}{10}$ =$\frac{8\times-76}{10}$ =$\frac{-608}{10}$ =$-60.8$