# Multiply Positive and Negative Numbers

In this worksheet, students will practise multiplying together positive and negative numbers.

Key stage:  KS 3

Curriculum topic:   Number

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Four Operations for All Numbers

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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