**Hint for process of elimination: **The most important thing to recognize is that this problem can EASILY be solved by punching the numbers into the calculator. The second thing to know is the *three major easy arithmetic facts and tips *that students forget all the time but they shouldn’t live life without knowing:

- Know that the word “product” implies multiplication.
- Do not mix up the concepts of multiplication and addition.
- Know how to multiply negative numbers, including knowing that the product of two negative numbers is positive.

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