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Q: How do you subtract a positive number from positive number if the first number smaller?

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if you want to subtract a bigger number from a smaller one, first subtract smaller number from bigger one add negative sign in front of answer you got

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You can subtract the second from the first and get a positive answer. So the first is bigger.

If the integer subtracted is smaller than or equal to the first integer, then the answer is positive. Otherwise, if the integer subtracted is larger, then the answer is negative.

Yes. to subtract a negative is to add that number, so the number will be higher than the first number which is positive and can't go below zero.

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The way you add a negative number to a positive number is very simple to learn. First you need to check which number is bigger, the negative or the positive. Then you subtract the smaller number from the bigger number. Whichever number is bigger is the sign you keep. If the bigger number was positive your going to put a + in front of the answer. If its negative your going to put a minus sign in front .Here's an example: -5 + +9 = +4

First, subtract the absolute values of the integers, then use the greater absolute value's sign.

Subtract one number from the other. If the answer is a positive number then the first number is greater than the second number. If the answer is a negative number then the second number is greater than the first number. 9.5 - 4.6 = 4.9 (a positive number so 9.5 is greater than 4.6)

no it depends on if the first number in the equation is bigger or smaller than the second ex. 2-3= -1

A number.We can't be more specific because we don't know if the second number is larger, smaller, or the same as the first. If it's larger, the result will be negative; if it's smaller, the result will be positive; if they're the same, the result will be zero.

To subtract a mixed number by a mixed number you first need to turn the fractions into improper fractions then you just subtract them as you would with the normal fractions

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