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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

Q: Does a positive plus 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.

its negative 4........

negative 2

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

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

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.

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.

6 + (-1) positive and negative will equal negative. so it's 6-1 that would equal 5. positive and positive= positive positive negative= negative negative negative = positive negative positive= negative

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

The answer is negative 3.

A negative number.

its negative 4........

negative 2