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positive plus positive equals positive negative plus negative equals negative

negative plus positive equals to zero

Positive plus positive equals positive. Negative plus negative equals negative. Positive greater than negative equals positive. Negative greater than positive equals negative.

No it equals negative. (-)+(+)=(-)

nope negative plus negative equals a negative -2+(-4)=-6 but negative times negative equals a positive

Negative 15 plus positive 20 equals 20 minus 15, which equals 5.

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

A negative times a positive is negative.

It equals a negative plus a positive. Unlike multiplication, subtraction and addition with negatives doesn't have a set negative or positive outcome.

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No. eg -9 + (-2) = -11 A negative times a negative equals a positive

positive times negative equals negative. positive times positive equals positive. negative times negative equals positive

It is a negative if the negative number has the higher absolute value and positive if the positive number has the higher absolute value.

it cant a negative + negative always equals a positive -Posted By Anonymous 7th Grader it cant be a negative plus a negative equals a negative always -Posted BY Anonymous 7th Grader♥

A positive plus a positive will equal a positive. However a negative minus a negative will not equal a negative. It will equal a positive.

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

It does not. A negative number multiplied by a negative number equals a positive number.

A negative times a negative equals a positive A negative times a positive equals a negative A positive times a positive equals a positive

The quotient of a positive integer by a negative is always negative. Say this to yourself a couple times: "MULTIPLICATION: minus times minus is plus (negative x negative = positive).....minus times plus is minus (negative x positive = negative).....plus times plus is plus (positive x positive = positive) DIVISION: minus divi minus is plus (negative ÷ negative = positive)......minus divi plus is minus (negative ÷ positive = negative).....plus divi plus is plus (positive ÷ positive = positive)"

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