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 - Exercise Set: 136

Answer

False; Multiplying a negative number by a positive number will always give a negative number.

Work Step by Step

This is false because 0 is not a negative number and if you multiply it by a negative number you will get 0. The correct way to phrase it is to say "positive" instead of "nonnegative".
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