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.
The problem 20 minus negative 24 equals 44 because two negatives become a positive.
take any negative number, and subtract a positive number..that is the same as adding a negative number and two negative numbers added together are a negative number.
-3 minus -2 is -1.
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.
positive plus positive equals positive negative plus negative equals negative
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.
7 minus negative five would look like 7-(-5). Two negatives equal a positive so the equation looks like 7+5 which equals positive 12
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.
Positive minus a negative = positive plus a positive two negatives make a positive 3- (-1) = 3 + 1 = 4 5- (-7) = 12
-2 minus 8 is -10.
2 minus -19 is 21.
The answer is always positive, regardless of the size of the two numbers.
-4 - (-3) = -4 + 3 = -1 When there are two negatives the answer is positive =7
8 + -2 = 6 SIX. It is as if you are saying 8 minus two which equals 6. A negative is a minus.
positive two whoever wrote positive 2 is wrong and most likely intoxicated or below 10 years old..the answer is really positive 4. 2 times two equals four and negative times negative equals positive..positive 4
any two negative numbers multiplied together equals a positive number. any two positives numbers multiplied together equal positive numbers and any negative and positive numbers multiplied together equals a negative.negative, negative = positivenegative, positive = negativepositive, positive = positive
3. positive 3
it equals positive 3