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It is sometimes helpful to think of "minus" as a debt. So +3 means you have 3, while minus 3 i.e. -3 means you have a debt of 3. Then you have the business of adding and subtracting. Minus three takeaway plus five: Means you are already in debt for 3 and taking away 5 means you are now down to minus 8.

Example -3 + +5 is written -3+5 which is down 3, up 5 , answer 2

Example -3 - +5 is written -3 -5 which is down 8, answer -8

Two pluses together work as +

Two minuses together work as + (like taking away a debt)

A plus with a minus works as - (like -+ is taking away positive money, or +- is like adding a debt. Both ways it works out -)

Q: How do you work out minus sums what is the sum of minus 3 take away plus 5?

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-8 - (-7 + 1) = -8 - (-6) = -8 + 6 = -2

180 minus 66 minus 90 = 24.

Minus means to diminish, or to take away from. For example: To decrease: The weather forecast predicted the winds will decrease by tomorrow. To take away from: 25 take away 10 = 15, which is the same as 25 minus 10 = 15.

add 8 and 2 then take away 3. even u should get 7u.

In the simplest case, if there is a minus sign in front of a number, just take it away. If there is a plus sign, or no sign, no change is required.

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a minus take away a minus makes a minus

-8 - (-7 + 1) = -8 - (-6) = -8 + 6 = -2

180 minus 66 minus 90 = 24.

Minus means to diminish, or to take away from. For example: To decrease: The weather forecast predicted the winds will decrease by tomorrow. To take away from: 25 take away 10 = 15, which is the same as 25 minus 10 = 15.

add 8 and 2 then take away 3. even u should get 7u.

9a. You take 11 a's: a a a a a a a a a a a and then take away two (minus a, minus a): a a a a a a a a a X X

In the simplest case, if there is a minus sign in front of a number, just take it away. If there is a plus sign, or no sign, no change is required.

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25. 55 minus/subtract/take away 30 = 25.