# Common Core: 7th Grade Math : Multiply Rational Numbers

## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : Multiply Rational Numbers

Solve:

Explanation:

We know the following information:

However, the  changes our answer, in this particular case. There are a couple of rules that we need to remember when multiplying with negative numbers:

• A negative number multiplied by a positive number will always equal a negative number
• A negative number multiplied by a negative number will always equal a positive number

Thus,

### Example Question #2 : Multiply Rational Numbers

Solve:

Explanation:

We know the following information:

However, the  changes our answer, in this particular case. There are a couple of rules that we need to remember when multiplying with negative numbers:

• A negative number multiplied by a positive number will always equal a negative number
• A negative number multiplied by a negative number will always equal a positive number

Thus,

### Example Question #1 : Multiply And Divide Rational Numbers Using Properties Of Operations: Ccss.Math.Content.7.Ns.A.2c

Solve:

Explanation:

We know the following information:

However, the  changes our answer, in this particular case. There are a couple of rules that we need to remember when multiplying with negative numbers:

• A negative number multiplied by a positive number will always equal a negative number
• A negative number multiplied by a negative number will always equal a positive number

Thus,

### Example Question #4 : Multiply Rational Numbers

Solve:

Explanation:

We know the following information:

In this particular case, do the negative numbers change our answer? There are a couple of rules that we need to remember when multiplying with negative numbers to help us answer this question:

• A negative number multiplied by a positive number will always equal a negative number
• A negative number multiplied by a negative number will always equal a positive number

Thus,

### Example Question #5 : Multiply Rational Numbers

Solve:

Explanation:

We know the following information:

In this particular case, do the negative numbers change our answer? There are a couple of rules that we need to remember when multiplying with negative numbers to help us answer this question:

• A negative number multiplied by a positive number will always equal a negative number
• A negative number multiplied by a negative number will always equal a positive number

Thus,

### Example Question #6 : Multiply Rational Numbers

Solve the following: