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Multiplication and Division with Negative Numbers Practice Problems

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By — McGraw-Hill Professional
Updated on Sep 27, 2011

Mulitiplication and Division with Negative Numbers Practice Problems

Set 1: Introduction to Multiplying and Dividing Negative Numbers

To review multiplication and division with negative numbers, go to Multiplication and Division with Negative Numbers Help

Practice

1. (15)(–2) =

2. –32 ÷ (–8) =

3. 3(–3)(4) =

4. 62 ÷ (–2) =

Multiplication and Division with Negative Numbers Practice

6. (–4)(6)(–3) =

Multiplication and Division with Negative Numbers Practice

8. (–2)(5)(–6)(–8) =

Multiplication and Division with Negative Numbers Practice

10. –28 ÷ (–4) =

Solutions

1. (15)(–2) = –30

2. –32 ÷ (–8) = 4

3. 3(–3)(4) = –36

4. 62 ÷ (–2) = –31

Multiplication and Division with Negative Numbers Solutions

6. (–4)(6)(–3) = 72

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8. (–2)(5)(–6)(–8) = –480

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10. –28 ÷ (–4) = 7

Set 2: Multiplying Negative Numbers with Variables

To review multiplication of "negative" variables, go to Multiplication and Division with Negative Numbers Help

Practice

1. 18(–3 x ) =

2. –4(2 x )(–9y) =

3. 28(–3 x ) =

4. –5 x (–7y) =

5. –1(–6)(–7 x ) =

6. 1.1 x (2.5y)–

7. –8.3(4.62 x ) =

8. –2.6(–13.14)(–6 x ) =

9. 0.36(–8.1 x )(–1.6y) =

10. 4(–7)(2.1 x ) y =

Solutions

1. 18(–3 x ) = –54 x

2. –4(2 x )(–9y) = 72 xy

3. 28(–3 x ) = –84 x

4. –5 x (–7y) = 35 xy

5. –1(–6)(–7 x ) = –42 x

6. 1.1 x (2.5y) = 2.75 xy

7. –8.3(4.62 x ) = –38.346 x

8. –2.6(–13.14)(–6 x ) = –204.984 x

9. 0.36(–8.1 x )(–1.6y) = 4.6656 xy

10. 4(–7)(2.1 x ) y = –58.8 xy

Set 3: Dividing Negative Numbers with Variables

To review rewriting fractions, go to Multiplication and Division with Negative Numbers Help

Practice

Rewrite the fraction two different ways.

Multiplication and Division with Negative Numbers Practice

Solutions

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