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Q: Are negative numbers greater than less than or equal to positive numbers?
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Are negative numbers equal to positive numbers?


Is the sum of an absolute value is the same of their absolute values?

The sum of the absolute values of two numbers is greater or equal than the absolute values of the sum. It will be equal if both are positive or both are negative; greater if one is positive and one is negative. Try it out with some sample numbers!

Does a double negative number equal a positive number?

no it doesnt. two negative numbers equal a negative number. two postivie numbers equal a positive number. one negative and one positive number equal a negative number.

Does a negative number and a positive number equal a negative number?

Not necessarily. If the quantity of the negative number is more than the positive number, then the answer will be both numbers' difference with the sign of the negative number since it is greater. If the positive number is greater, then the operations are vice versa ( backwards)

How can you decide if the sum of two numbers is positive negative or zero without calculating the sum?

The sum of two negative numbers is positive and the sum of two negatives is negative. If you have both positive and negative numbers the sum can be either so look at the absolute value. If the negative number has a greater absolute value, the sum is negative. If the positive number has a greater absolute value the sum is positive. If the absolute values are equal, the sum is zero.

When is the sum of a positive integer and a negative integer positive?

When the positive integer is greater than the negative integer.

If you multiply two negative numbers will it equal a negative or positive number?


Why does two negative numbers equal a positive?

They do not always. The sum of two negative numbers is negative.

Do Negative numbers squared equal positive numbers?

yes they do

Does a positive plus negative equal a negative?

If the positive number is greater than the negative, it's a positive. Ex: 8 + (-3) = 5 If the negative is greater though, then the answer is a negative. Ex: 3 + (-5) = -2

Multiplying negative numbers?

any two negative numbers multiplied together equals a positive number. any two positives numbers multiplied together equal positive numbers and any negative and positive numbers multiplied together equals a negative.negative, negative = positivenegative, positive = negativepositive, positive = positive

The product of two negative numbers is a what number?

negative time negative equal positive