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Q: What do you call for subtracting the same number a number of times?

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Addition and subtraction can be thought of as the same thing because subtracting a negative number is the same as adding it and adding a negative number is the same as subtracting it.

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Subtracting a negative number is the same as adding a positive number. Also, adding a negative number is the same as subtracting a positive number. -7 + (-5) = -7 - 5 = -12 -7 - (-5) = -7 + 5 = -2

The answer is 32. A negative number times a negative yields a positive. Adding a negative number is the same as subtracting a positive.

Because subtracting a negative number is the same as adding a positive number. Subtracting -20 is the same as adding +20. 31 - (-20) = 31 + 20 = 51

same number of significant digits

Subtracting a negative number has the same effect as adding a positive number - think of it as moving right on a number line whereas, subtracting a positive number will move you left on a number line.

Let's call the number XTwice the number would be 2XFour times the same number would be 4XThe sum of these two is 2X + 4X = 6XThe answer is therefore six times the number.

No, it is not.

The answer will have the same sign as the number with the larger magnitude.

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