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".

Yes, it is.

1 + 6 + 9 - 8 + 4 - 5 + 2 + 3 = -6

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

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

Yes, it is.

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

1 + 6 + 9 - 8 + 4 - 5 + 2 + 3 = -6

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

Answer = 2 - (-3) = 2 + 3 = 5 minus minus means plus.

6-3+8/2=5.5

2/5 plus 1/5 minus 3/10 is equal to 0.3 or 3/10

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