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Q: If you add a positive and a negative number how can you tell whether the answer will be positive negative or equal?

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Negative.

Negative.

A negative number.

positive

A positive number added to a negative number may be either positive or negative depending on the magnititude ( absolute value) of the numbers. But a positive number multiplied by a negative number is always negative.

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no it doesnt. two negative numbers equal a negative number. two postivie numbers equal a positive number. one negative and one positive number equal a negative number.

It depends. It could equal either a negative number or a positive number, depending whether the negative number or the positive number is larger in absolute value. For example, -5 + 3 = -2, but -5 + 12 = +7.

Negative.

Negative.

A negative number.

it is negative number

negative number

A negative number.

A negative divided by a negative is a positive.

Negative answer if the negative number is bigger. Positive answer if the positive number is bigger.

A positive number. Positive Number x Positive Number = Positive Number Positive Number x Negative Number = Negative Number Negative Number x Negative Number = Positive Number

A negative number TIMES a positive number will equal a negative number. A negative number DIVIDED BY a positive number (or vice versa) will equal a negative number. With addition and subtraction, it all depends on what the numbers are.

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