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Q: When you are subtracting a positive integer from a negative integer Will the difference be positive or negative?

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The difference between any numbers is always positive.

Yes. The product of a negative integer and a positive integer is a negative integer.

When the positive integer is greater than the negative integer.

subtract the negative from the positive

negative*negative=positive ex. negative 2*negative 2= positive 4

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In the end, there is no difference because subtracting a negative integer is the same as adding a positive integer. 1-(-1)=2 1+1=2

adding a negative

adding a negative

Subtracting a negative is like adding a positive.

No, a positive minus a negative can be either or positive or a negative.

No, because if the positive was 8, and the negative was -4, the difference would be positive four.

No, because if the positive was 8, and the negative was -4, the difference would be positive four.

no sometimes there positive i

Subtracting: Positive - Negative = Positive Negative - Positive = Negative No that is not the way it goes. It is positive+negetive=either counting on which integer is bigger negative+negative=positive positive+positive=positive positive x negetive=negative negative x postitve= negative negative/positive=negative positive/negative=negetive thanks The top is right though because subtracting a negative is like adding so you could never get a negative and subtracting from a positive from negative will always be a negative. The question was for integers with different signs so you don't need to do "positive + positive"

They are different because they both heve negative and positive.

Yes.

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