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Q: Why 5 plus minus 2 equal 3?

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When you are using non-standard definitions of "plus" and "minus", or of "equal".

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Yes, it is.

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Positive 3 plus negative 5 minus negative 2 minus positive 4 is equal to -4.

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Two plus 3 minus 2 times 1 squared plus 4 times 16 squared minus 4 times 2 is equal to 1,019.

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9 - 11 - 2 - 2 2/3 + 6 1/3 = -1/3 or minus one third. Expressed as a decimal, this is equal to -0.3 recurring (that is, -0.3333...)

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4 times 2 minus 3 divided by 3 is equal to 8 minus 3 divided by 3 which is equal to 5 divided by 3 which gives you 1 and 2 thirds.

"x" would equal 1 because 7/1 is 7 minus 2 equals 5 and 3/1 is 3 plus or + 2 is 5.

3 plus 2 is 5

Negative plus a negative is a negative. Ex. -1+-1=-2 Negative times a negative is a positive. -2*-2=4 But a negative [minus] plus a positive [plus] can be minus, zero or plus: For example, -3 + 2 = -1 -3 + 3 = 0 -3 + 4 = +1

3 minus 3 times 6 plus 2 =

6 plus 4 minus 2 plus 2 minus 3= 7 :)

The answer is 0.

Minus 1 times 0 plus 3 divided by 3 is equal to 1

3 divided by 4 plus 1 divided by 2 minus 2 divided by 3