# Math

This might be too easy for people but I am confused so I need help

Why does 4(-20) equal -80?

I thought it equal just 80
Since í thought a positive times a negative would become a positive?

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1. no

(+)(+) ---> +
(+)(-) ---> -
(-)(+) ---> -
(-)(-) ---> +

Suppose you had a debt of \$20 or (-20)
would your debt not be \$80 or -80 ?

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2. Ohh thank you for understanding my problem because I was really confused!

The answer to your question is that my debt would not be \$80.

Am í right?

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