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when subtracting negative numbers its helpful to remember the following phrase:

Keep, Change, Change

this means that the sign of the first number stays the same but the other two change, applying it to your problem means that

3-(-8)=?

keep, change, change

3+(+8)=?

3+8=11

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โˆ™ 2010-02-06 19:47:22
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โˆ™ 2012-01-24 00:30:33

-3 - 8 is the same as -3 + -8 which is -11.

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โˆ™ 2009-03-22 23:23:28

11 positive 11 positive 11

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