# What are the 4 rules for multiplying and dividing integers?

## What are the 4 rules for multiplying and dividing integers?

What are the Four Rules for Multiplying Integers?

- Rule 1: Positive x Positive = Positive.
- Rule 2: Positive x Negative = Negative.
- Rule 3: Negative x Positive = Negative.
- Rule 4: Negative x Negative = Positive.

**What is the formula for multiplying integers?**

Multiplication/Division of Integers Formulas The product/quotient of two integers of the same signs is always positive and the product or quotient of two integers of different signs is always negative. Thus, the formulas of multiplication/division of integers are: (+) × (+) = +; (+) ÷ (+) = +

**How do you figure out integers?**

To calculate the number of integers, find subtract the integers of interest and then subtract 1. As a proof of concept, calculate the number of integers that fall between 5 and 10 on a number line.

### What are the four rules of adding integers?

Rules for Adding Integers

Rule | Examples | |
---|---|---|

Addition of two positive numbers | (+a)+(+b)=(a+b) | 3+4=7 2+11=13 |

Addition of a positive number and a negative number | (a+(-b)=(a-b) | 4+(-5)=(-1) (-5)+7=2 |

Addition of two negative numbers | (-a)+(-b)=-(a+b) | (-2)+(-4)=(-6) (-5)+(-8)=(-13) |

**What are the rules of integer?**

Multiplication and Division of Integers. RULE 1: The product of a positive integer and a negative integer is negative. RULE 2: The product of two positive integers is positive. RULE 3: The product of two negative integers is positive.

**What is the difference between multiplying and dividing?**

In multiplication the numbers you multiply are called factors; the answer is called the product. In division the number being divided is the dividend, the number that divides it is the divisor, and the answer is the quotient.

#### What are the rules in dividing integers?

Rules for Dividing Integers. Same as multiplication, divide the integers without sign, then give the sign according to the rule as given in the table. The division of two integers with the like signs gives positive quotient and the division of two integers with unlike signs gives negative quotient.

**How do you divide two integers?**

When you divide two integers with the same sign, the result is always positive. Just divide the absolute values and make the answer positive. When you divide two integers with different signs, the result is always negative.

**What does it mean to multiply integers?**

Multiplying integers is just multiplying the numbers normally but there are 2 conditions to remember: 1. If the two integers have the same sign, then their product is positive. 2. If the two integers have different signs, then their product is negative.