Q: How do you solve five minus negative two?

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negative 24

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I steal five dollars from you: minus $5. I steal five more dollars from you: minus $10. If those two minuses canceled, you would be minus zero. They don't cancel: you add up the numbers, but it's all minus.

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To solve the problem 5 - -6, think of it as 5 + 6. You can do this because two negative numbers equal as positive number, and similarly two negative signs equal a positive. Therefore 5 --6 is 11.

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Negative five minus two = seven(-5-2=7) Negative plus negative two also = 7(-5--2=7) so the answer is same so the answer is YES.

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2 * (-2) - (-5) = 1

Two (2) minus negative three (-3) is five (5). When you subtract a negative number it is the same as adding a positive number of the same absolute value.

Five minus seven is negative two. Here's a trick: switch the numbers around and then take your answer. Give it a minus sign.

Question 3C: Four minus seven equals negative two.

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2-5=-3

I steal five dollars from you: minus $5. I steal five more dollars from you: minus $10. If those two minuses canceled, you would be minus zero. They don't cancel: you add up the numbers, but it's all minus.