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

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Would a negative subtracted by a positive equal a negative?

yes, especially with integers too. for example, (-5)-(+3)=-8 even if it was the other around way around so it be a positive subtracted by a negative, the sum would still be a negative. so remember, whenever you have one negative and one positive it will always be a negative!:) sorry, im just in grade 8 so don't judge.. lol

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