Why Do Two Negatives Equal a Positive?

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Two negatives are equivalent to a positive due to the fundamental properties of operations on numbers. Another possible reason is because each number has an additive inverse. This applies to addition, subtraction, multiplication as well as division.
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Two negative things equal a positive thing because the two negatives cancel each other out making them become positives. Two positives do not make a negative though.
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It would really be tough to explain why that's true, because it's not. If two factors have the same sign, then their product is positive.
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Its because multiplying one number by a negative
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Possibly the best answer can be found here: Arithmetic: Why is a negative multiplied by a negative a positive? Yasha Berchenko-Kogan Described it so perfectly well and understandable
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