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9 items are filed under this topic.    Page1/1            I was wondering what xy means. 2015-09-30 From Eric:I was wondering what xy means. My two things I think it means are the two digits of x and y or x times y. thanks for your time, EricAnswered by Penny Nom.     A negative times a negative 2010-03-25 From priya:why is minus into minus plus?Answered by Harley Weston.     Multiplying negative numbers 2009-01-15 From stephanie:hi, I'm currently working in a grade 8 class where the students are learning about integers. the students were asked to find examples of how integers are applied in real life. they were able to find aplications for: adding and subtracting both positive and negative integers. however, we could not find an example of where two negative integers would be either divided or multiplied together in real life. For example: (-2)(-4)= +8. please help.Answered by Harley Weston.     Three times a year 2004-02-09 From Graham:What is the term for a report that is submitted three time a year or at the very least a prefix term for one thirdAnswered by Harley Weston.     Two airplanes leave Dallas 2003-02-06 From A student:TWO AIRPLANES LEAVE DALLAS AT THE SAME TIME AND FLY IN OPPOSITE DIRECTIONS. ONE AIRPLANE TRAVELS 80 MILES PER HOUR FASTER THAN THE OTHER. AFTER THREE HOURS, THEY ARE 2940 MILES APART. WHAT IS THE RATE OF EACH AIRPLANE?Answered by Penny Nom.     Use a 4 four times 2002-09-12 From Amanda:The question is what is if you can only use a 4 four times and get the answer 12, 10, and 6 Answered by Claude tardif.     Negative times negative is positive 2001-10-26 From Mary:I have a question about adding and multiplying positive and negative numbers. When we add two negative numbers the answer is negative BUT when we multiply two negative numbers the answer is positive. I don't understand. Why?Answered by Penny Nom.     A negative times a negative 2000-02-29 From Michael J. Butler :I have reviewed the answer in relation to the question of why (-3)x(-2)=6; however, I am still not able to properly explain the reasoning to my son, Jonathan, who is in grade 7. I want him to understand the reason for the rule that the multiplication or division of two negative numbers equals a positive number. Can you help? Answered by Chris Fisher.     (-3)x(-2) 1995-10-25 From Azmat:Why is (-3)x(-2) = 6?Answered by Herley Weston and Ed Giesbrecht.      Page1/1    Math Central is supported by the University of Regina and The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences.    about math central :: site map :: links :: notre site français