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Multiplying Rational Numbers Essential Question: How do you multiply rational numbers? Unit 1-4

Multiplying rational numbers Vocabulary: Product- The answer to a multiplication problem.

Multiplying rational numbers Find the product of -5 and -3 Write (-5)(-3) as -5(-3) Which means the Opposite of 5(-3) The product of 5(-3) Can be modeled as 5 groups of -3

Multiplying rational numbers The product of two negative numbers is positive. The product of two positive numbers is positive. When the signs are the same the answer is positive.

Multiplying rational numbers The product of two rational numbers with different signs the is negative. When the signs are different the answer is negative.

Multiplying rational numbers Products of rational numbers

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