Elementary School, Primary School, Junior High School, Middle School, High School.
Multiplication of two negative numbers, training the rules for the product's sign.
This exercise trains the handling of negative numbers during multiplication. On the one hand, the absolute result must be calculated correctly, and on the other hand, the sign must be determined correctly. The corresponding rules can also be practiced with this activity.
The two factors are determined randomly from a number range that can be specified. At least one factor has a negative sign. It is also possible that both factors are negative. The correct result must be given.
No particular approach to the solution is given or expected. Thus this task is suitable for different calculation methods, also for the solution with the pocket calculator.
The number of problems can be configured.
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