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Positive or Negative (Multiply)?

In this worksheet, students decide whether the answer to a multiplication is positive or negative.

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'Positive or Negative (Multiply)?' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 5 11+ worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Mixed Problems

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

Same signs

When you multiply two positive or two negative numbers, the answer will be positive.


5 x 7 = 35

-5 x - 7 = 35


Different signs

When you multiply a positive and a negative number together, the answer will be negative.


5 x -7 = -35

-5 7 = -35

7 x -5 = -35

-7 5 = -35


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