Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 1 - Section 1.7 - Multiplication and Division of Real Numbers - Concept and Vocabulary Check - Page 84: 3



Work Step by Step

RECALL: The product of two numbers with different signs is a negative number. The product of two numbers with the same sign is a positive number. Multiplying the first two of the three negative numbers will give a positive product. Multiplying the third negative number to the positive product of the first two negative numbers will yield a negative number Thus, the product of three negative numbers is a negative number.
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