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Because not always is so. When you subtract a negative number from 2, then the result is a number larger than 2.

2 - 1 = 1; 1< 2

2 - 4 = -2; -2 < 2 but

2 - (-1) = 2 + 1 = 3; 3 > 2

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Q: When you subtract a number from 2 the answer is always less than 2 Why is this statement not correct?
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