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Q: What is negative 6 plus positive 8 equal?

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In math when you are given a negative and a positive number, you should write down the sign of the greatest number and subtract the smaller number from the greatest number. In the problem 3 - 9, three is the positive number, and nine is the negative number. This means you should write down the negative number's sign and subtract 3 from 9, and your answer should be -6.

Well there are quite a few numbers that added together will equal negative 15: here are just a few examples: negative 1 plus negative 14 equals negative 15 (-1 + -14 = -15) negative 2 plus negative 13 equals negative 15 (-2 + -13 = -15) negative 3 plus negative 12 equals negative 15 (-3 + -12 = -15) negative 4 plus negative 11 equals negative 15 (-4 + -11 = -15) negative 5 plus negative 10 equals negative 15 (-5 + -10 = -15) negative 6 plus negative 9 equals negative 15 (-6 + -9 = -15) negative 7 plus negative 8 equals negative 15 (-7 + -8 = -15) negative 30 plus positive 15 equals negative 15 (-30 + 15 = -15) negative 29 plus positive 14 equals negative 15 (-29 + 14 = -15) negative 28 plus positive 13 equals negative 15 (-28 + 13 = -15) and on an on it goes.

I. Addition 1. Positive + Positive = Positive ( +3 PLUS +3 = +6) 2. Negative + Negative = Negative (-3 PLUS -3 = -6) 3. Positive + Negative OR Negative + Positive Subtract the numbers then copy the sign of the number with greater value. (+5 PLUS -3 = +2) (-5 PLUS +3 = -2) II. Subtraction Change the sign of the subtrahend then the follow the rules of addition above. Examples: +5 MINUS -3 = +5 +3 = +8 +5 MINUS +3 = +5 -3 = +2 III. Multiplication 1. Positive x Positive = Positive (+3 times +5= +15) 2. Negative x Negative = Positive (-3 times -5 = +15) 3. Positive x Negative = Negative (+3 times -5 = -15) 4. Negative x Positive = Negative (-3 times +5 = -15) IV. Division Same rules as in multiplication Note: Like signs when multiplied or divided together = Positive Unlike signs when multiplied or divided together = Negative

When multiplying two numbers together when negatives are involved, first multiply them together normally. In this case, 2x3=6 The next step is to find out if it's +6 or -6. You need to luck at the question again: If we multiplied two positives, the answer is positive. If we multiplied two negatives, the answer is positive. Otherwise, the answer is negative. In the question, we multiplied a positive by a negative, so the result will be negative. The answer, therefore, is -6

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6 + (-1) positive and negative will equal negative. so it's 6-1 that would equal 5. positive and positive= positive positive negative= negative negative negative = positive negative positive= negative

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Not necessarily. 5 + (-6) = -1, a negative 5 + (-5) = 0 or 5 + (-4) = 1, a positive.

With addition, a larger negative. -3 -6 +------- -9 -6 -3 x----- +18

minus a negative is plus a positive so something like -6 - -7=1 because its the same as-6 + +7

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It depends. If the negative number is larger than the positive number, then it will be a negative. If the positive number is larger than the negative number, then it will be a positive. Example 1: -9 + 6 = -3 Example 2: 17 + (-13) = 6

nope negative plus negative equals a negative -2+(-4)=-6 but negative times negative equals a positive

if a positive number minus a negative number, the minus turns to a plus sign. so its positive Ex. 2- -4= 2+4=6

Negative three.

6 + 5 + -4 = 7

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