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They don't, however a negative multiplied by a negative creates a positive.

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Positive 4 -3 + 7= 4 Negative 3 plus positive 7 equals positive 4.

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The quotient of a negative integer and a positive integer is?

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0, of course! 4+-4=4-4. One negative plus one positive equals one negative.

How can you use subtraction to complete an addition problem?

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.