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.
Positive 3 plus negative 5 minus negative 2 minus positive 4 is equal to -4.
no it equals a positive
it equals a positive.
A negative number minus a positive number will always be a negative number.
It can equal a positive, zero or a negative number.
8 minus negative three or 8--3 equal positive 11. The double negative converts the minus sign into a plus sign and the negative into a positive.
"Minus a negative" is the same thing as "plus."
It depends. (a) a positive minus a smaller positive is positive, (b) a positive minus a positive of the same size is zero, and (c) a positive minus a bigger positive is negative. For example, (a) 8 - 6 = 2 (b) 8 - 8 = 0 (c) 8 - 11 = -3
That is correct. If you subtract a positive number from a negative number, your result is negative.
A minus plus a minus is not necessarily positive. A minus multiplied by a minus is. The reason being that the minus of a minus is a positive. It's a double negative.
if a positive number minus a negative number, the minus turns to a plus sign. so its positive Ex. 2- -4= 2+4=6
Positive. 7 - (-4) = 11
Negative. Example: (-1) - (+1) = -2
you change the minus to a positive and change the 2nd positive number to a negative number..the answer can be either negative or positive depending on the sign of the greatest number(:
The Answer is a Positive 9