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yes because it is the same as adding positive (it is easier to use a numberline)

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Q: When you have 2 negatives do you add?
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Do you add or subtract when you have two negatives?

two negatives makes a positive, meaning you add. i.e. 2 - -2 = 2+2 = 4

What do you get when you add 2 negatives?

You get a negative

When you have 2 negatives do you add or subtract?


If you add a negative and a negative what do you get?

Adding negatives? You get a negative. But if you multiply/divide 2 negatives, that's a positive.

When you have two negatives do you add or subtract?

When you have two negatives, you add the magnitudes, but since, you have both negatives, the direction of the resultant magnitude is along the negative direction, so you add the magnitude and put the negative sign.

Does 2 negatives equal a positive?

No 2 negatives do not equal a positive because for example. : -2 + -2 = -4. You can see that when you add these 2 negative numbers right here they equal to another negative number.

How do you work out positives and negatives on mathes?

+ add + = - - Add - = + + add - = -

What are 2 numbers that add up to 2 and multiply to 8?

diamond problem ? :) that would be impossible without any negatives.

When you add 2 negatives numbers is the result a positive number?

Never, it will always be negative, regardless the numbers.

If you add two negatives do you get a positive?


Does two negatives equal a positive?

Multiplying and dividing two negatives does equal a positive. Adding two negatives equals a negative, but subtracting two negatives may or may not equal a positive. Ex. -2 * -4 = 8 -10/-2 = 5 -2+ -4 = -6 -4- -2 = -2 -2- -4 = 2

How did James Van der Zee retouch photos?

Van der zee would retouch negatives to straighten teeth, add jewelry, or fill in a baldspot ect. His tools were a knife to scrape away silver from prints and negatives, ink to add pigment to prints and negatives.

When you have to negatives to you add?

The way you have worded your question is a bit tricky.How do you add negatives? - by adding the numbers themselves and making the answer negative.If this is not your question, please reword it and re-ask it. :-)

How to solve for a range?

You add the biggest number and your smallest number but it gets confusing with negatives. but negatives are smaller then positives like........ 61 29 -12 -45 then you add.... 61 + -45

How do you add two negative integers?

two negatives make a larger negative -9+ -2= -11 -4+ -34= -38

What does 2 negatives make?

a positive

What is -4 divided by -2 equals?


Do 2 negatives equal a positive yes or no?

Yes, when multiplying or dividing two negatives the result is a positive number.

Why is -3 multiplied by -2 equal to plus 6?

When you multiply two negatives the negatives cancel one and other out.

When having a negative and a positive sign do you add or subtract?

If two negaitve signs occur next to each other in an equation, as in 4 -(-2) then the two negatives becomes a positive and you add the two to get 6. Otherwise, you just do what the equation states: -5 + 3 you add; =-2. -5 - 3 you subtract; = -8

How do you add 2 negatives?

You add them normally but make sure the answer is negative for those negative numbers are only being ADDED not MULTIPLIED. When you multiply 2 negative numbers, the answer becomes positive. -2 + -2 = -4 -2 x -2 = 4 -5 + -7 = -12 -5 x -7 = 35

How do you add and subtract negatives and positives?

Adding and subtracting negatives and positives -6+6=0 -6+-6=-12 -6+8=2 8+-7+14+-6=9 split them and do them by problem. Dividing fractions 24%-3=-8 if they are both negatives then its a positive then if there is a negative its a negative.

Why do 2 negatives equal a positive?

On the number line if you subtract a positive you move left. If you add a positive you move right. If add a negative you move left. If you subtract a negative you move right. That is just how I learned it. I don't know a wordy explanation.

What is the sequence for 5 10 3 8 1 6?

add 5 / subtract 7 (the following numbers will include negatives: -1, 4, -3, 2, -5. 0)

Do 2 positives make a negatives?