Q: What is negative forty eight minus positive 8?

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A positive minus a negative is a positive.

Because "minus a negative" is tha same as "plus a positive". So, a positive minus a negative is a positive plus a positive which is a positive.

-40 minus -20 is -20.

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the answer of negative 4 minus positive 21 is positive 25 because you leave the negative 4 as is, change the minus to a plus, and change positive 21 to negative 21. (Leave Change Change)

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When you minus a negative number it is the same as adding a positive number, since minus a negative number is a plus. So 48 minus (-12) is 48 + 12 = 60

Yes.

-2 minus 8 is -10.

-9 - 8 = -17

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The quotient of a positive integer by a negative is always negative. Say this to yourself a couple times: "MULTIPLICATION: minus times minus is plus (negative x negative = positive).....minus times plus is minus (negative x positive = negative).....plus times plus is plus (positive x positive = positive) DIVISION: minus divi minus is plus (negative ÷ negative = positive)......minus divi plus is minus (negative ÷ positive = negative).....plus divi plus is plus (positive ÷ positive = positive)"

Positive (Plus) times Negative (Minus) always equals a negative (minus).

A positive minus a negative is a positive.

I honestly don't know :D but heres something to help you "MULTIPLICATION: minus times minus is plus (negative x negative = positive).....minus times plus is minus (negative x positive = negative).....plus times plus is plus (positive x positive = positive) DIVISION: minus divi minus is plus (negative ÷ negative = positive)......minus divi plus is minus (negative ÷ positive = negative).....plus divi plus is plus (positive ÷ positive = positive)"

Because "minus a negative" is tha same as "plus a positive". So, a positive minus a negative is a positive plus a positive which is a positive.

-40 minus -20 is -20.

Positive 3 plus negative 5 minus negative 2 minus positive 4 is equal to -4.