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if a positive number minus a negative number, the minus turns to a plus sign. so its positive

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2- -4= 2+4=6

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no it equals a positive

No, 12/-4 = -3 A negative times negative is positive, so positive divided by negative is a negative.

A negative minus a positive is a negative. i.e -1-(+1)= -2

negative read this : "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)"

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

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Always positive.

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.

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

yes

it equals a positive.

no it equals a positive

A negative number minus a positive number will always be a negative number.

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.

"Minus a negative" is the same thing as "plus."

positive four

positive 4

negative.