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Not necessarily.

5 + (-6) = -1, a negative

5 + (-5) = 0 or

5 + (-4) = 1, a positive.

Q: Does a positive plus a negative equal a negative?

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

Because "minus a negative" is tha same as "plus a positive". So, a positive minus a negative is a positive plus a positive which is a positive.

1 plus negative 10 is equal to -9.

negative 2

negative 4

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No it equals negative. (-)+(+)=(-)

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.

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

Because "minus a negative" is tha same as "plus a positive". So, a positive minus a negative is a positive plus a positive which is a positive.

1 plus negative 10 is equal to -9.

A positive

No, it equals a positive. (+)+(+)=(+)

The answer is negative 3.

A negative number.

negative 2

negative 4

its negative 4........