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Topic: -1 x -1 ?
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Re: -1 x -1 ?
Posted: Jan 21, 2009 8:51 PM
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-1 *-1 = 1 huh?

Well, think of it like this:

The minus (negative) signs cancel eachother out:



So then, multiply the + and numbers:


You've got positive 1:


It's so simple.

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