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4-124.

Simplify the following expressions.

For parts (a), (b), and (c), try drawing a diagram with

and symbols if you are having difficulty.

Parts (d) and (e) are similar to (a) - (c).

Remember that the product of two negative integers is positive.

If you had

groups of negatives, how many negatives would you have?

What would you need to multiply by

to get ?

If you had

negatives and you divided them into groups with one negative in each, how many groups would you have?