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Basic Operations

Basic Operations

Multiplying and Dividing Integers Examples

Example 1

ProblemSigns same or different?Answer
(-7) x (-8)Same+56
(-13) x 2Different-26

Look Out: after students learn the rules for multiplication and division, they often want to apply these rules to addition as well. Be careful, they only work for multiplication and division.