If you subtract a positive from a negative, you will get a negative.
positive is to add and negative is to subtract in math
No, you add the positive to the negative.
If you subtract a negative from a positive, add both of their absolute values. If you subtract a positive from a negative, add both of their absolute values and multiply by negative one.
subtract the negative from the positive
a negative subtracted by a positive will always equal a negative.
That is correct. If you subtract a positive number from a negative number, your result is negative.
A little awkwardly phrased, so I'll answer both ways. To subtract a negative from anything, add its positive. To subtract a positive from a negative, the equation is treated as though you are adding two postives, the result is negative.
Subtracting a negative is like adding a positive; the result will be positive.
You will get a positive integer. If you subtract a negative number, you will be adding it. I think of it like 2 minuses equals a plus. :P
it depends if the numbers are positive or negative. if its a positive minus a negative, or switched, it will be the sign of the greater number.
Subtract and add the sign of the greater number.
When you add: a negative and a negative: you get a negative a positive and a positive: you get a positive a positive and a negative or a negative and a positive: Subtract the addend with the smaller value from the greater one. If the greater one is positive, your answer will be positive. If the greater addend is negative, your answer will be negative.
It is a gain.
The negative sign will change to a positive sign when subtracting negative numbers from positive numbers so you will simply add them together.
Its the double negative principle minus a negative = plus a positive4 - (-4) = 4 + 4 = 8
-5+-3 = -8 ++ Add -- Add +- Subtract -+ Subtract
you subtract the numbers then he higher number to start out with is the awnser. example: negative 3 - positive 7= 3-7=4 the higher number is 7 so i is positive. the final answer is positive 4