Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1285199197
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-919-1

Chapter 2 - Section 2.3 - Multiplication and Division of Signed Numbers - Exercises - Page 114: 44



Work Step by Step

Multiply the absolute values. Since the number of negative factors is odd the product is negative. $(-2)(-8)(-3)=-(|-2|\times |-8|\times|-3|)=-(2\times8\times3)=-48$
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