# Math

Which integer is equal to the
product of -8 and the sum of 5
and -2?

A) -24
B) -6
C) 6
D) 24

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1. A)

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2. thsnk you. but do you mind explaining to me why it is a because I am not very sure why that is the correct answer.

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3. When we multiply a negative number (-8) by a positive number (+3), the product is negative.

http://www.mathsisfun.com/multiplying-negatives.html

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