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well it depends if the negative is bigger than the positive or viseversa. lets say you have -5+7 it would equal 2. if it was -7+5 it would equal -2.

In short, a positive number plus a negative number is the same thing as a positive number minus another positive number.

Example: 3 + (-2) = 1

3 - 2 = 1

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