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Positive minus a negative = positive plus a positive two negatives make a positive 3- (-1) = 3 + 1 = 4 5- (-7) = 12

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The quotient of a negative integer and a positive integer is?

The quotient of a positive integer by a negative is always negative. Say this to yourself a couple times: "MULTIPLICATION: minus times minus is plus (negative x negative = positive).....minus times plus is minus (negative x positive = negative).....plus times plus is plus (positive x positive = positive) DIVISION: minus divi minus is plus (negative ÷ negative = positive)......minus divi plus is minus (negative ÷ positive = negative).....plus divi plus is plus (positive ÷ positive = positive)"


Why is the product of a positive integer and a negative integer a negative integer?

I honestly don't know :D but heres something to help you "MULTIPLICATION: minus times minus is plus (negative x negative = positive).....minus times plus is minus (negative x positive = negative).....plus times plus is plus (positive x positive = positive) DIVISION: minus divi minus is plus (negative ÷ negative = positive)......minus divi plus is minus (negative ÷ positive = negative).....plus divi plus is plus (positive ÷ positive = positive)"


What is a poitive minus a negative?

A positive minus a negative is a positive.


What is a positive minus a positive?

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


Why does a positive minus a negative equal a positive?

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.


How are multiplying integers and dividing integers same?

following multiplication integer rules and division rules, you should get: "MULTIPLICATION: minus times minus is plus (negative x negative = positive).....minus times plus is minus (negative x positive = negative).....plus times plus is plus (positive x positive = positive) DIVISION: minus divi minus is plus (negative ÷ negative = positive)......minus divi plus is minus (negative ÷ positive = negative).....plus divi plus is plus (positive ÷ positive = positive)" a division problem is a multiplication problem in disguise


What is positive 3 plus negative 5 minus negative 2 minus positive 4?

Positive 3 plus negative 5 minus negative 2 minus positive 4 is equal to -4.


What is a positive integer times a negative integer?

When you multiply a negative number by a positive number then the product is always negative. When you multiply a positive number by a negative number then the product is always negative. ( - 2 ) ( + 3 ) = - 6 ( - 4 ) ( 1 ) = - 4 ( - 1 ) 2 = - 2 ( + 2 ) ( - 2 ) = - 4 ( 3 ) ( - 2 ) = - 6 4 ( - 2 ) = - 8


What is negative 18 minus positive 12?

Negative 18 minus positive 12 is negative 30.


What is negative 4 minus positive 15?

Negative 4 minus positive 15 = negative 19


What is negative minus positive?

A negative minus a positive is a negative. i.e -1-(+1)= -2


Does a positive minus a negative equal a positive or negative?

Always positive.


Is negative 265 minus negative 728 positive or negative?

Positive: -265 minus -728 is 463.


What does a negative number minus a positive number equal?

A negative number minus a positive number will always be a negative number.


What is negative 4 minus positive 21?

the answer of negative 4 minus positive 21 is positive 25 because you leave the negative 4 as is, change the minus to a plus, and change positive 21 to negative 21. (Leave Change Change)


Negative minus a negative?

A positive.


Negative minus a positive?

Negative


What a negative minus a positive?

Positive


Is a negative minuse a negative a positive?

Negative times a Negative is a Positive. Negative minus a Negative is a Negative.


What sign is the answer to a minus divided by a minus?

a negative divided or multiplied by a negative is a positive a negative and a positive multiplied or divided by each other is a negative a negative divided or multiplied by a negative is a positive a negative and a positive multiplied or divided by each other is a negative


What is positive 6 minus negative 2?

Minus a negative means you can plus a positive so therefore the answer would be positive 8.


Is the difference of a positive integer and negative integer always a positive?

No, a positive minus a negative can be either or positive or a negative.


What is a negative minus a positive?

You get a positive subtracted number. A negative minus a positive number will always give a negative answer. And the answer will be more negative than either of the two numbers.


What is positive five minus positive eleven?

positive 5 minus positive 11 = negative 6


How does a positive 100 minus a negative 30 equal a positive 130?

"Minus a negative" is the same thing as "plus."

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