A community for students.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
anonymous
 one year ago
can you describe multiplying and dividing signed numbers in the real world?
anonymous
 one year ago
can you describe multiplying and dividing signed numbers in the real world?

This Question is Closed

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@ccieux @JoannaBlackwelder

JoannaBlackwelder
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Hm, well, one way to look at negative number is less than a "0" standard value. Like some places are lower than sea level, or a negative height.

JoannaBlackwelder
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So, if you wanted to compare two places under sea level,

JoannaBlackwelder
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You could multiply the height by a factor to find how many times lower one place is than the other.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay and can you explain what opposite numbers are?

JoannaBlackwelder
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Opposite numbers? Like numbers with the same magnitude but different signs?

JoannaBlackwelder
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1That's it, like 9 and 9

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay but can you explain what they are in words

JoannaBlackwelder
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1numbers with the same magnitude but different signs
Ask your own question
Sign UpFind more explanations on OpenStudy
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.