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# What is the sum of negative seven and positive eight?

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### Is the sum of a positive and negative number always positive?

No. Such a sum can be positive, negative or zero.

### What is positive twelve plus negative seven?

The sum of 12 and -7 is 5.

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7+1=8 Eight, the sum of these two numbers, is a positive number. The only way these two specific numbers could combine to create a positive number would be if they were both negative, if seven was negative or if they were multiplied together and one was a negative number.

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### Is the sum of two integers psitive negative or zero how do you know?

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### What is the sum of 4 and negative eight?

The sum of four and negative eight is negative four.

### What is the sum of negative eight and three?

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### Is the sum of two integers with the same sign positive or negative?

if the 2 signs are negative, than the sum is negative. if the 2 signs are positive, than the sum is positive.

### How can you decide if the sum of two numbers is positive negative or zero without calculating the sum?

The sum of two negative numbers is positive and the sum of two negatives is negative. If you have both positive and negative numbers the sum can be either so look at the absolute value. If the negative number has a greater absolute value, the sum is negative. If the positive number has a greater absolute value the sum is positive. If the absolute values are equal, the sum is zero.

### How do you know when the sum of a positive integer will be negative?

The sum of two positive numbers is positive. The sum of two negative numbers is negative. The sum of a positive and negative number will depend on which number has a greater absolute value. 5 + (-4) = 1 5 + (-9) = -4

### Is the sum of 2 negative integers never positive?

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### Is the sum of a positive and negative integer always negative?

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