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The result can be positive, negative, or zero.

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What does a negative number minus a positive number equal?

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


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

negative.


What is a negative number plus a negative number?

a negative number. think banking..... no money plus no money is ? Nothing (negative) "no money" would be zero, wouldn't it? Zero, or "nothing", is not negative. Still, a negative number plus a negative number is a negative number. minus X plus minus Y equals minus(X + Y).


What is forty eight minus negative twelve?

When you minus a negative number it is the same as adding a positive number, since minus a negative number is a plus. So 48 minus (-12) is 48 + 12 = 60


What is a negative number minus a positive?

negative


Does a positive number minus a negative number equal a positve number?

Well, a positive number minus a greater positive number equals a negative number. But it's impossible for a negative number to be subtracted from any number.


Does a negative number minus a positive equal a negative?

That is correct. If you subtract a positive number from a negative number, your result is 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 a positive minus a negative number?

"Minus a negative number" is the same as "plus a positive number" so you have a positive plus a positive number - making a bigger positive number.


Why is an odd number minus an odd number equal a even number?

The negative number (-x) is first entered, then the rest. -x -(-y) When you subtract a negative, the minus and the negative cancel out, meaning you add.


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 a minus divide a plus?

A negative number divided by a positive number, or a positive number divided by a negative number, results in a negative number.


Is minus five a number?

A Negative number but yes it is a number.


What is zero minus a positive number?

a negative number


How do i times by a minus number?

The same as a positive one. If you are multiplying a positive number by a negative, the answer will be negative. If you are multiplying a negative number by a negative, the answer will be positive.


What is a negative number minus a positive number?

it is always negative, and of larger value ( more negative than the starting negative)


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

It always is a negative number. The result will be the sum of the two digits with a minus sign in front of it, eg, (-4) - (+7) = -4 - 7 = -11.


What is a negative none integer?

A negative number that is not an integer, of course. Examples are minus 1.5, minus pi, minus square root of 2, etc.


Why does a negative number minus a positive equals a negative?

take any negative number, and subtract a positive number..that is the same as adding a negative number and two negative numbers added together are a negative number.


What is the results of a positive number minus a negative number?

A positive number


What minus number is a prime number?

No negative numbers are prime.


Why does a positive number minus a negative number equal a positive number?

Because minus a negative number is equivalent to plus a positive number. So, in effect, you have a positive number plus a positive number and that is going to be positive.


What is another word for the answer you get for minus?

Negative (number)


What does a positive number minus a positive numbe equal?

you change the minus to a positive and change the 2nd positive number to a negative number..the answer can be either negative or positive depending on the sign of the greatest number(:


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

a negative number minus a negative number is a negative number plus a negative number the answer depends on the value of the first number if the first number's absolute value is larger than the second number's absolute value than the answer is negative if the first number's absolute value is less than the second number's absolute value than the answer is positive