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

Updated: 4/28/2022

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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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### What is the difference between subtracting a negative integer and adding a positive integer?

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

### Negative integer is subtracted from a negative integer?

Subtracting a negative is like adding a positive.

### Is the difference of a positive integer and negative integer always a positive?

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

### What will be the difference when subtracting two integers with different signs?

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"

### Is the difference of a positive integer and a negative integer always negative?

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

### Is the difference of a negative integer and negative integer always a positive?

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

### How is adding integer and subtracting integer related?

They are different because they both heve negative and positive.

### What is similar to subtracting two positive integers?

Subtracting two positive fractional numbers, or adding one positive and one negative integer.

### Is the difference of a negative integer and a negative integer is always negative?

no sometimes there positive i

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