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No. Adding two negative numbers will give a number which is more negative.

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When a negative number is subtracted from a positive number is the difference always positive?

Yes, a negative number subtracted from a positive number will always be positive. Subtracting a negative number is the same as adding the opposite of the negative number. The opposite of a negative number is always positive. A positive number plus a positive number is always positive.


Is a negative number plus a positive number always negative?

No.


What is a positive integer times a negative integer?

When you multiply a negative number by a positive number then the product is always negative. When you multiply a positive number by a negative number then the product is always negative. ( - 2 ) ( + 3 ) = - 6 ( - 4 ) ( 1 ) = - 4 ( - 1 ) 2 = - 2 ( + 2 ) ( - 2 ) = - 4 ( 3 ) ( - 2 ) = - 6 4 ( - 2 ) = - 8


Is the sum of a positive and negative number always a negative number?

Not necessarily; a positive number plus a negative number will be a positive number if the positive number is greater. Example: 10 + (-6) = 4


Negative plus a negative?

A negative plus a negative is a negative. It's like subtracting a positive number from a negative number, the answer isn't going to be positive.


Why is the sum of two negative integers always negative?

They are always negative due to a negative plus a negative equaling a negative. It's similar to a positive plus a positive equaling a positive.


Dose a negative number plus a negative number equal a positive number?

No. The sum of two negative numbers will always be a negative number. If, however, you multiply the numbers, their product will be positive.


A negative plus a positive?

If the negative number is bigger, you get a negative number as an answer. If the positive number is bigger, you get a positive number as an answer.


What is a positive minus a negative number?

"Minus a negative number" is the same as "plus a positive number" so you have a positive plus a positive number - making a bigger positive number.


Does a negetive number plus a positive number equal a negetive number?

Not necessarily. A negative number plus a positive number can be negative, zero or positive.


The quotient of a negative integer and a positive integer is?

The quotient of a positive integer by a negative is always negative. Say this to yourself a couple times: "MULTIPLICATION: minus times minus is plus (negative x negative = positive).....minus times plus is minus (negative x positive = negative).....plus times plus is plus (positive x positive = positive) DIVISION: minus divi minus is plus (negative ÷ negative = positive)......minus divi plus is minus (negative ÷ positive = negative).....plus divi plus is plus (positive ÷ positive = positive)"


Why does a positive number minus a negative number equal a positive number?

Because minus a negative number is equivalent to plus a positive number. So, in effect, you have a positive number plus a positive number and that is going to be positive.


A positive plus a positive equals?

A positive plus a positive will equal a positive. However a negative minus a negative will not equal a negative. It will equal a positive.


Positive plus negative is equal to?

Negative answer if the negative number is bigger. Positive answer if the positive number is bigger.


Why does a negative number plus a negative number equal a positive number?

It does not. A negative number multiplied by a negative number equals a positive number.


What is a minus divide a plus?

A negative number divided by a positive number, or a positive number divided by a negative number, results in a negative number.


What does a positive number plus a negative number equal?

A negative number.


Negative number plus a positive?

If the negative number is bigger then the sum would be negative.If the positive number is bigger then the sum is positive.


Negative PLUS a positive equals?

It is a negative if the negative number has the higher absolute value and positive if the positive number has the higher absolute value.


What does a negative number plus a negative number equal?

A negative plus a negative still gives a negative answer.


Does a negative number plus a positive number equal a positive or a negative number like -8 7?

yes


A negative plus a positive eqauls?

A negative number.


Does a negative number plus a negative number equal a positive or a negative number?

It could equal both a negagtive number or a positive number. To get a definite positive or negative you times or divide. Well in addition and subtraction negative plus a negative equals a bigger negative. Kinda like -4+-4 =-8, but in multiplication and division 2 negatives equal a positive. -2 times-2 =positive 4.


What does plus and negative mean?

When describing numbers, plus means the number is positive, or above 0. A negative number is one which is below 0. -1 is negative and +1 is positive.


When does a negative number plus a negative number equal a negative?

Always.