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Q: What is negative two minus positive four?
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How can you use subtraction to complete an addition problem?

Treat the "plus positive X" as "minus negative X". Example: Positive two plus positive two equals positive four. Positive two minus negative two equals positive four.

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 negative one minus negative two?

Positive one.

What is two minus four?

Negative Two.

What is negative four minus two?

negative 6

What is negative two minus negative four?


Positive minus a negative?

Positive minus a negative = positive plus a positive two negatives make a positive 3- (-1) = 3 + 1 = 4 5- (-7) = 12

What does positive 2 minus negative two equal?

positive 4

What is negative two minus positive eight?

-2 minus 8 is -10.

What is positive two minus negative nineteen?

2 minus -19 is 21.

What is negative nine minus positive two?


What is a positive minus a negative?

The answer is always positive, regardless of the size of the two numbers.

What is two thirds minus two?

negative four thirds

What minus negative two equals positive 6?


What is two minus negative 1?

3. positive 3

What is negative four minus negative two?

-4-(-2)= -4+2= -2

What is the negative two minus positive three?

-2 - +3 = -5

What is negative four times negative two?

positive 8

How do you write a formula to subtract a negative minus a negative?

a negative minus a negative = a positive. the two negatives put together make a plus sign. example... 5-(-7) = 13

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 does 20 minus negative 24 equal?

The problem 20 minus negative 24 equals 44 because two negatives become a positive.

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

Yes, for any value of the two numbers.

Does a negative subtracted from a negative equals in a negative in algebra?

It can. Negative 2 minus negative 1 = negative 1. However, it sometimes might be positive. Negative 5 minus negative 16 = positive 11. If you have two equal negative variables, such as -a - -a, you will get -2a. -2a may still be positive though, if a is a negative number. An example of having two unequal negative numbers is -a - -b, which is -a + b. That may be positive or negative depending on what a and b are equal to.

What does negative seven minus positive two equal?


A positive plus a positive equals?

A positive plus a positive will equal a positive. However a negative minus a negative will not equal a negative. It will equal a positive.