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Equals positive or negative. Because minus a positiveequals plus a negative.

(+15) - (+20) = (+15) + (-20)

If you want to lear the rules, use a plus symbol between the parts of the operation.

(+) + (+) = +

(-) + (-) = -

(+) + (-) = - or +

Generally speaking, if just one number have a negative sign, the result can be both positive or negative.

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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.

It is NOT necessarily a positive. It will be positive only if it is a larger number minus a smaller number.

positive 6 minus positive 4 = (+6) - (+4)= +2

A positive minus a negative is a positive.

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A minus by a minus by a positive gives 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.

It is NOT necessarily a positive. It will be positive only if it is a larger number minus a smaller number.

positive 5 minus positive 11 = negative 6

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)"

positive 6 minus positive 4 = (+6) - (+4)= +2

A positive minus a negative is a positive.

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)"

A minus plus a minus is not necessarily positive. A minus multiplied by a minus is. The reason being that the minus of a minus is a positive. It's a double negative.

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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