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A negative number subtracted by a positive number will always end up negative.

When a positive number is subtracted from zero the result is a negative number.

Yes, a negative number subtracted from a positive number will always be positive. Subtracting a negative number is the same as adding the opposite of the negative number. The opposite of a negative number is always positive. A positive number plus a positive number is always positive.

The sign of the answer will always be a positive number because subtracting a negative is the same as adding 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.

If you subtract a positive from a negative, you will get a negative.

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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.

negative number subtracted FROM a negative number will be negative

Yes. to subtract a negative is to add that number, so the number will be higher than the first number which is positive and can't go below zero.

No. When you subtract negative numbers, they have the same effect as if you added a positive number. In this scenario as described, the only result would be a positive number.

A negative and a negative can yield a positive result in some cases.SubtractionSubtracting a negative number is the same as adding its negative value, which is positive. So if the subtracted number is larger in value, the answer will be positive.(-4) - (-3) = (-4) + 3 = (-1) * the subtracted number was not large enough(-4) - (-8) = (-4) + 8 = 4 *the subtracted number was large enough to yield a positiveMultiplication and DivisionWhenever a negative number and a negative number are multiplied or divided, the negative signs "cancel out" and the result is positive.(-2) x (-3) = 6(-6) / (-3) = 2A multiplication or division involving one negative and one positive will, however, have a negative result.

a negative subtracted by a positive will always equal a negative.

LOVE to HATE = Hate (Negative)LOVE to LOVE = Love (Positive)HATE to HATE = Hate (Negative)HATE to LOVE = Hate (Negative)HATE is a NEGATIVE numberLOVE is a POSITIVE number

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.

Always yes

If you are asking how many numbers difference is there between two numbers, then it will be positive. If you are referring to subtraction, if the number you are subtracting from is the larger number, it will be positive. If it is smaller it will be negative. 3 - 2 = 1 (3, the number being subtracted from, is larger, so the answer is positive) 2 - 3 = -1 (2, the number being subtracted from, is smaller, so the answer is negative)

It depends on the numbers. 4-5= negative 1 5-4= 1 if the number you are taking away is greater than the number being taken from then the answer will be negative.

No, any negative number subtracted from a positive is like addition. For example 1 - (-1) is the same as 1 + 1, so by adding two positive numbers you can't get zero.

Yes.

16. Negative times divided subtracted or added to another negative number always equals a positive answer.

The same as adding the corresponding positive number. For example, 4 - (-3) = 4 + 3 = 7. The result will always be positive.

If you multiply a positive number by a negative it always equals a negative number.Depends what you mean by "and".If they're added: neverIf they're subtracted: sometimesIf they're multiplied or divided: always

(positive number) x (positive number) = positive number (positive number)/(positive number) = positive number (positive number) x ( negative number) = negative number (positive number)/( negative number) = negative number (negative number) x (negative number) = positive number (negative number)/(negative number) = positive number

its always positive (ex: 3- -4 is the same as 3+4 so its always positive) -kristaaamaziingg Let's say: [+5]+[-1]=? +5 +-1 <-----Doesn't matter if it's plus or minus, not the same thing as positive or negative _____ ?=[-4] $$$$$ [Green or Positive] <-----How much I have $$$$ [Red or Negative] <-----How much I owe Cross out how much you have, it's almost like money. -SummerGal1998 P.S. If you have any questions send me a message. I think this question can be easily misunderstood. Is the question asking if a negative number is subtracted from a positive number or is it asking if a positive number is subtracted by ( made less by) a negative number. If the second is true then this previous answer is wrong. It seems to me the question is for example: -3-(4) =-7.