A minus plus a minus is not necessarily positive. A minus multiplied by a minus is. The reason being that the minus of a minus is a positive. It's a double negative.
Because "minus a negative" is tha same as "plus a positive". So, a positive minus a negative is a positive plus a positive which is a positive.
it equals a positive.
"Minus a negative" is the same thing as "plus."
Positive 3 plus negative 5 minus negative 2 minus positive 4 is equal to -4.
8 minus negative three or 8--3 equal positive 11. The double negative converts the minus sign into a plus sign and the negative into a positive.
A negative number minus a positive number will always be a negative number.
you change the minus to a positive and change the 2nd positive number to a negative number..the answer can be either negative or positive depending on the sign of the greatest number(:
A minus by a minus by a positive gives a positive.
It can equal a positive, zero or a negative number.
3 minus -6 is 9.
Positive 8 minus 5, also written as (8 - 5) is equal to three.
Positive five minus 2 plus three is equal to six.
Because minus a negative number is equivalent to plus a positive number. So, in effect, you have a positive number plus a positive number and that is going to be positive.
The Answer is a Positive 9