Adding a negative number to a negative number makes a larger negative. In order to solve this you add the numbers together as a positive then add a negative sign.
When it comes to numbers (this question was asked in the "Math and Arithmetic" category), adding a negative number to a positive number always equals a negative number.
26, in that situation just add the negative number to the answer to find the variable
You get a positive Number answer.
Positive plus positive equals positive. Negative plus negative equals negative. Positive greater than negative equals positive. Negative greater than positive equals negative.
When you add a negative number, the one on the right side gets cancelled out. E.g. -3x + - 3x = -3x
Let's call the number x. x-25=-51. Add 25 to both sides. You get x=-26. The number is negative 26.
Adding two negative numbers always gives a negative number.
To solve -2 plus 5 equals, it's probably easier to start with the positive number and add the negative number to it. The equation will look like this: 5 + (-2) = Because you are adding a negative number, you actually have to subtract the 2, rather than add it, so your answer will be 3.
You get a positive number because a negative number reverses the other negative so it becomes a positive number.
you get more negative
The product of an odd number of negative numbers will be negative.
A negative plus a negative equals a negative because the operation you're doing is equivalent to subtraction. If you wrote down a sum "negative 3 plus negative 7" it would look like this: -3+-7 which is the same as -3-7 Whenever you add a negative number you are actually taking more away, and this is why a negative plus a negative equals a negative - You start with a negative number, and are taking even more away, so you will only ever end up with a negative number.
That depends on the values of the given numbers but a positive number multiplied by a negative number will be negative
You can add negative 6267 to it.
No. When you add a positive and negative number, the bigger one determines the sign of the result. For example, when you add -5 and 3, the result will be negative because the negative number is larger. When you add -4 and 6, the result will be positive because the positive number is larger.
if they are both negative, add like they are positive numbers, but just add the negative sign.
Subtract and add the sign of the greater number.
Multiply it by another negative number. Or add a higher positive number to it.
If you are adding a positive number, then this is the same as normal addition. For instance, 4 add positive 5 is 9. negative 1 add positive 8 is 7. If you are adding a negative number, then this is the same as subtracting that number. For instance 6 add negative 1 is 5. negative 7 add negative 2 is negative 9.
Any negative number.
Adding a negative number is the equivalent to moving to the left on a negative-positive number line.