# Negative numbers

```Negative numbers Always, sometimes, never – Negative numbers Cut out these cards and sort them into statements that you think are always true, sometimes true and never true. If you think sometimes then explain when it is and when it isn’t true. If you think always or never then explain how you can be so sure. All members of your group must agree about each statement. Adding a negative
A multiplication
number to a positive
calculation must
Two negatives
number makes a
have an even
make a positive
negative number
number of - signs
Multiplying two
A positive
negative numbers
number to a
number is bigger
together will give a
negative number
than a negative
makes a positive
number
number
A division
Squaring a
A positive
calculation will
negative number
number is more
have an even
will make a
than
a negative
number of - signs
negative number
number
A number must
Negative
number
to a positive
be either
numbers are
number makes a
positive
or
negative number
less than one
negative
Negative
numbers are
less than zero
A negative
number can
be a fraction
The further a
number is from 0
the more
negative it is