Why is negative multiplied by negative gives positive

Discussion in 'Math' started by shivabhakta, Feb 23, 2012.

  1. shivabhakta

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    Feb 23, 2012
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    I always wonder the reason of -*- =+.
    I could never visualize it. got any idea?
     
  2. justtrying

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  3. bretm

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    Yeah, I like that. Negative times negative is like facing the reverse and then walking backwards--you end up going the same way as facing forwards and walking forwards.
     
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