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# Negative integer is subtracted from a negative integer?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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Subtracting a negative is like adding a positive.

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Yes, it can be done.

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Yes.

### When does a positive integer and a negative integer equal a positive integer?

When they are added together and the absolute value of the positive integer is bigger than the absolute value of the negative integer or when the negative integer is subtracted from the positive integer.

### When you subtract a positive integer by a positive integer do you get a positive integer?

If the integer subtracted is smaller than or equal to the first integer, then the answer is positive. Otherwise, if the integer subtracted is larger, then the answer is negative.

### If a negative integer is subtracted from a positive integer can the answer be 0?

No, any negative number subtracted from a positive is like addition. For example 1 - (-1) is the same as 1 + 1, so by adding two positive numbers you can't get zero.

### What is a negtive number subtracted by a negative number equal?

negative number subtracted FROM a negative number will be negative

### What is the quotient of a negative integer and a negative integer?

a negative integer

### Is the product of a negative and positive integer a negative?

Yes. The product of a negative integer and a positive integer is a negative integer.

### What is the product of a negative integer and a negative integer?

A negative integer multiplied by a negative integer is always a positive integer product. -x * -y = xy

### When you subtract negative two from another integer the different was negative what was the sign of the integer you subtracted from give an example?

The number was less than -2, for example - 3,000,000 -3,000,000 -(-2) = -3,000,000 + 2 = -2,999,998

### What is the product of a negative integer and a negative integer and a negative integer and a negative integer?

It is positive as for example: -2*-2*-2*-2 = 16

### Is a negative integer times a negative integer equal to a positive integer?

Yes, and also a negative integer divided by a negative integer is equal to a positive number (but not necessarily an integer).

### How do you get a negative integer with a positive integer and a negative integer?

As long as the negative integer is greater than the positive integer, a negative integer will result from addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.