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e.g., +8 - (-4) = +12

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What is minus minus positive?

A minus by a minus by a positive gives a positive.


Why is minus plus minus equal to a positive number?

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.


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.


What is a poitive minus a negative?

A positive minus a negative is a positive.


What is positive five minus positive eleven?

positive 5 minus positive 11 = negative 6


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)"


Why does a positive minus a positive equal a positive?

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


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)"


What is positive 6 minus positive 4?

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


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.


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 a negative minus a positive?

Positive


What is bigger a minus or a positive?

a positive


What is a minus times a minus?

The product is 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


A positive minus a negative equals what?

A positive.


What is negative minus positive?

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


What is positive 39 minus positive 26?

(positive) 13.


What is positive 6 minus negative 2?

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


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.


What does a positive minus a negative equal to?

if a positive number minus a negative number, the minus turns to a plus sign. so its positive Ex. 2- -4= 2+4=6


Negative minus negative?

Goes towards positive.for instance, -7 minus -7 = 0or -10 minus -4 = -6OR -25 minus -30 = positive 5


What is negative 18 minus positive 12?

Negative 18 minus positive 12 is negative 30.


Is negative 265 minus negative 728 positive or negative?

Positive: -265 minus -728 is 463.


What is negative 4 minus positive 15?

Negative 4 minus positive 15 = negative 19