Date: Sep 20, 1999 6:46 PM
Author: Jim Hunter
Subject: Re: -1 x -1 ?



Guillermo Phillips wrote:
>
> Hello All,
>
> Here's something I've always wondered (perhaps in my naivety). Why
> should -1 x -1 = 1?
> I appreciate that lots of nice things come from this, but what's the
> fundamental reason for it?


It's based on that if you're walking the wrong way,
and you turn around, then you'll be walking the right way.