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You actually take the positive, and put it in front:

2+-5=?


Then make the negative positive and subtract:


2-5=-3

dude just reme.... + plus a + = +

and a - plus + = -

and a - minus a - equals a -

and a - minus a plus a + = -

ok... sozz... a bit unclear... =='

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