# Numbers/Content/Using Numbers/Using Negative Numbers

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## Contents

## New Words

## Lesson

### Adding and Subtracting

Adding a negative number is the same as subtracting a positive number.

Subtracting a negative number is the same as adding a positive number.

### Multiplying and Dividing

Multiplying a negative number by a positive number, or a positive number by a negative number makes the answer negative.

Multiplying a negative number by a negative number makes the answer positive.

Do the same for dividing.

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