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Q: What is negative 15 plus positive 20?

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The answer can be negative, zero, or positive. For example: -15 + 20 + (-10) = -5 -15 + 20 + (-5) = 0 -15 + 20 + (-2) = 3

The answer is -5.

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.

15 + -20 is -5.

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-20 + 13 = -7

-1+20 = 19

-20 + 5 = -15

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-5 Here is a quick tip, when the negative number is larger, pretend it is positive and subtract the smaller one from it. Then just put the negative sign back on

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-20 -(-5) = -15 ie -(-5) = +5 therefore -20 +5 =15 (two double minuses = a positive)

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