 # Positive or Negative (Multiply)?

In this worksheet, students decide whether the answer to a multiplication is positive or negative. Key stage:  KS 3

Curriculum topic:   Number

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Four Operations for All Numbers

Difficulty level:   ### QUESTION 1 of 10

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

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

8 x 9

Positive

Negative

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

18 x 9

Negative

Positive

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-8 x 9

Negative

Positive

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-8 x -9

Negative

Positive

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-18 x -9

Negative

Positive

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-18 x 19

Negative

Positive

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-18 x -17

Negative

Positive

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

52 x -53

Negative

Positive

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-52 x 53

Negative

Positive

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-47 x -43

Negative

Positive

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

47 x -43

Negative

Positive

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

43 x 47

Negative

Positive

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

49 x 47

Negative

Positive

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-47 x -43

Negative

Positive

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-37 x 43

Negative

Positive

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

67 x -43

Negative

Positive

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-67 x -43

Negative

Positive

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

15 x -43

Negative

Positive

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

125 x -143

Negative

Positive

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-125 x -143

Negative

Positive

• Question 1

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

8 x 9

Positive
• Question 2

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

18 x 9

Positive
• Question 3

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-8 x 9

Negative
• Question 4

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-8 x -9

Positive
• Question 5

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-18 x -9

Positive
• Question 6

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-18 x 19

Negative
• Question 7

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-18 x -17

Positive
• Question 8

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

52 x -53

Negative
• Question 9

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-52 x 53

Negative
• Question 10

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-47 x -43

Positive
• Question 11

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

47 x -43

Negative
• Question 12

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

43 x 47

Positive
• Question 13

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

49 x 47

Positive
• Question 14

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-47 x -43

Positive
• Question 15

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-37 x 43

Negative
• Question 16

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

67 x -43

Negative
• Question 17

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-67 x -43

Positive
• Question 18

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

15 x -43

Negative
• Question 19

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

125 x -143

Negative
• Question 20

Is the answer to the following calculation, positive or negative?

-125 x -143

Positive
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