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Q: When you subtract two negatives what do you get?
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Do two negatives make a positive when you subtract?


How do you subtract two negative numbers?

2 negatives make a positive

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

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.

What do you get when you subtract negatives with positives?

you got none

When you have 2 negatives do you add or subtract?


When you subtract two negatives what do you get back?

A double minus becomes a plus as for example -2--5 = 3 but -2-5 = -7

What do you get when you subtract two negatives?

Depends on the actual numbers.-a-(-b) = -a+bIf a>b the answer's negativeIf aIf a=b the answer's 0

When you subtract a negative integer from another integer is the difference greater than or less than the original?

To subtract a negative number is equivalent to adding a positive number. Two negatives multiplied make a positive.

What do two negatives equal two?

When combining (adding) two negatives you get a negative. When multiplying two negatives you will get a positive.

Why can't you subtract a larger number from a smaller number?

You can it just goes to negatives

Does two positive equal a negative?

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