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Q: What is positive ten minus negative two?

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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.

Positive one.

10 minus -2 is 12.

positive 4

negative 3

-22

-6

-2 minus 8 is -10.

2 minus -19 is 21.

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.

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

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

10--15 = 10+15 = 25 Two negative signs cancel out to be a positive therefore you add them together

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3. positive 3

10 - -2 = 12

-2 - +3 = -5

A negative minus a negative turns the latter into a plus positive,for example -6 minus -3 would be :-6 ++ 3 = -3A minus negative always turns into a plus positive...To get more Specific:Suppose x and y are two POSITIVE numbers so that -x and -y are negative. Then a negative minus a negative = (-x) - (-y) = -x +yIf x > y the answer is negativeIf x = y the answer is zeroIf x < y the answer is positive

-10 - 2 = -12

The result can be either positive or negative, depending on the sizes of those original two negative numbers. (-8) minus (-10) = positive 2 (-8) minus (-5) = negative 3

(-7)-(+2)=-5

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.

Yes, for any value of the two numbers.

Two (2) minus negative three (-3) is five (5). When you subtract a negative number it is the same as adding a positive number of the same absolute value.

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