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Q: When you subtract two negatives what do you get back?

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2 negatives make a positive

When you have two negatives, you add the magnitudes, but since, you have both negatives, the direction of the resultant magnitude is along the negative direction, so you add the magnitude and put the negative sign.

two negatives makes a positive, meaning you add. i.e. 2 - -2 = 2+2 = 4

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To subtract a negative number is equivalent to adding a positive number. Two negatives multiplied make a positive.

I feel that two negatives are positive because you add* your two negative integers* together, you would be doing this: -+- (negative + negative) so the response is, is that if two integers where both negative, you would add, just like if there were two positives, you would add, but not if you have different signs. (positive+negative) you would subtract. Just as the same with negative + positive. [REVIEW: if the sign is the same, add, if the sign is different, you subtract.] *=you may not always add *=integers- a fancy word for numbers.

When combining (adding) two negatives you get a negative. When multiplying two negatives you will get a positive.

You can it just goes to negatives

If two negaitve signs occur next to each other in an equation, as in 4 -(-2) then the two negatives becomes a positive and you add the two to get 6. Otherwise, you just do what the equation states: -5 + 3 you add; =-2. -5 - 3 you subtract; = -8

a negative minus a negative = a positive. the two negatives put together make a plus sign. example... 5-(-7) = 13

It is said that two negatives equal a positive when multiplying them with coefficients.

Two negatives make a positive in multiplication and division

Yes two negatives do make a positive if you multiply.

You know the saying two lefts don't make a right? Well, the opposite applies here. Two negatives indeed do make a positive. Say I have two numbers, 10 and -5, and I want to subtract the positive one from the negative one. 10 - (-5) <-- two negatives in a row become a positive. 10 + 5 = 15 You can verify this yourself by using a number line. The difference is visually the distance between two numbers on a number line. The distance from 10 to -5 is indeed 15.

When you have to subtract a negative number, the two negatives cancel each other out to create a positive. So really, your question is what is positive 8 plus positive 3.

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Multiply the negatives and subtract from the sum of the positives.

Convert back to standard notation. Subtract, then convert back to sci. notation.

Multiplying and dividing two negatives does equal a positive. Adding two negatives equals a negative, but subtracting two negatives may or may not equal a positive. Ex. -2 * -4 = 8 -10/-2 = 5 -2+ -4 = -6 -4- -2 = -2 -2- -4 = 2

Yes, the negatives cancell out eg. 3--5=3+5

That would be false. When you subtract two positive numbers, you only go into negatives if the number you are subtracting is greater than the number it's being subtracted from. 3 - 2 = 1 2 - 3 = -1

Well it depends on what the negatives are for example if it is "no I didn't" then that statement is still negative but if it is something like "no I never" then 1. That is incorrect grammar 2. that is a positive statement as the two negatives will cancel out.

positive two negatives equal a positive a positive times a positive is a positive.