Q: Does negative 6 equal positive 6 in pre-algebra?

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if a positive number minus a negative number, the minus turns to a plus sign. so its positive Ex. 2- -4= 2+4=6

-6 Yes the answer would be -6. But in order to get that answer you must know this: positive divided by a positive = positive positive divided by a negative = a negative negative divided by a positive = a negative negative divided by a negative = positive (also note: it's the same formula for multiplying)

-3 - -1 = -2 -3 + -1 = -2 When you are subtracting a negative from a negative it becomes a positive. For example 6 - -2 = 8 but 6 + -2 = 4. The two negatives cancel each other out and become a positive.

It's makes positive because positive is stronger than negative. Negative and negative is positive.

-12A negative times a positive is always a negative.A negative times a negative is always positive.

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6 + - 1 = 5 Here is a little table to help with manipulating double signs. = + = - = - = + NB If no sign is given then read it as (+). So for the above sum we could write + 6 + - 5 = +5

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Negative 4 minus positive 2 is equal to negative 6.

No it doesn't. If the n is a negative number, it would equal a positive number. For example: -n=6 n must be -6 because a negative times negative equals positive.

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-6 + +8 = +2

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To solve the problem 5 - -6, think of it as 5 + 6. You can do this because two negative numbers equal as positive number, and similarly two negative signs equal a positive. Therefore 5 --6 is 11.