# Multiplication And Division Of Integers

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### What is 8 • -13?

• A.

-104

• B.

104

• C.

-204

• D.

204

A. -104
Explanation
To find the product of 8 and -13, we multiply the two numbers together. When we multiply a positive number (8) by a negative number (-13), the result is always negative. Therefore, the correct answer is -104.

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• 2.

### The product of two positive numbers is positive.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The product of two positive numbers will always be positive because when you multiply two positive numbers, the result will be a positive number. This can be understood by considering the concept of multiplication, where multiplying a positive number by another positive number will result in a larger positive number. Therefore, the statement is true.

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• 3.

### The expression  -4  x  -3 equivalent to 4  x  -3.

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
The expression -4 x -3 is not equivalent to 4 x -3. When multiplying two negative numbers, the result is always positive. Therefore, -4 x -3 is equal to 12, while 4 x -3 is equal to -12. Hence, the given statement is false.

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• 4.

### Two integers are multiplied, and their product is a positive number. What must be true about the two integers?

• A.

Both are negative.

• B.

One is negative and one is positive.

• C.

One is positive and one is negative.

• D.

None of the Above.

A. Both are negative.
Explanation
If the product of two integers is positive, it means that both integers must have the same sign (either both positive or both negative). This is because a positive number can only be obtained by multiplying two positive numbers or two negative numbers. Therefore, both integers must be negative.

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• 5.

### If you divide 1 215 by -5, what is the answer?

• A.

-143

• B.

143

• C.

-243

• D.

243

C. -243
Explanation
When dividing a positive number by a negative number, the result is always negative. Therefore, when dividing 1,215 by -5, the answer is -243.

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