# Multiply and Divide

Operations with Signed Numbers

Multiplication and Division. Multiply or Divide.
If the numbers have the same sign the answer is POSITIVE.
If the numbers have different signs the answer is NEGATIVE.

Rules for Multiplying Integers

The product of two integers with the same sign is found by multiplying their absolute values. The product is positive.

The product of two integers with different signs is found by multiplying their absolute values. The product is negative.

The product of 0 and any integer is 0.

### IN13       Signed_Multiply and Divide Squaring is the same as raising to the power 2 (is the result of multiplying a number by itself), and is denoted by a superscript 2; for instance, the square of x may be written as x2

52 = 5 x 5 = 25

IN14  __Squares

IN15  __Exponents

IN16 __ Multiplying Like Bases with Exponents Multiply_Divide_Integers_(Help)

Exponents_(Help)

When multiplying and dividing integers, every two negative signs cancel each other out.

If you have an even number of negative signs, your answer is positive.

If you have an odd number of negative signs, your answer is negative.

### IN24  Multiplication and Division of Signed Numbers

IN25  Addition and Subtraction of Integers w/digits