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The sum of two negative numbers is positive and the sum of two negatives is negative. If you have both positive and negative numbers the sum can be either so look at the absolute value. If the negative number has a greater absolute value, the sum is negative. If the positive number has a greater absolute value the sum is positive. If the absolute values are equal, the sum is zero.

The sum of two numbers depends on their signs and relative magnitudes.Both positive: sum positive Both zero: sum zero Both negative: sum negative Larger magnitude positive, smaller magnitude negative: sum positive Larger magnitude negative, smaller magnitude positive: sum negative Same magnitude, one positive and other negative: sum zero.

The sum of zero and a negative integer can never be zero - it will always be negative and nonzero. Although zero is also an integer, it is neither negative nor positive and cannot be the other integer used.

For two numbers to be equidistant from zero, one must be the negative of the other. As one is the negative of the other, it is the additive inverse of that number. The sum of an number and its additive inverse is zero.

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No. Such a sum can be positive, negative or zero.

Any negative number.

The sum of the factors of any negative number is zero.

The sum of two negative numbers is positive and the sum of two negatives is negative. If you have both positive and negative numbers the sum can be either so look at the absolute value. If the negative number has a greater absolute value, the sum is negative. If the positive number has a greater absolute value the sum is positive. If the absolute values are equal, the sum is zero.

The sum of two numbers depends on their signs and relative magnitudes.Both positive: sum positive Both zero: sum zero Both negative: sum negative Larger magnitude positive, smaller magnitude negative: sum positive Larger magnitude negative, smaller magnitude positive: sum negative Same magnitude, one positive and other negative: sum zero.

The sum of two numbers depends on their signs and relative magnitudes.Both positive: sum positive Both zero: sum zero Both negative: sum negative Larger magnitude positive, smaller magnitude negative: sum positive Larger magnitude negative, smaller magnitude positive: sum negative Same magnitude, one positive and other negative: sum zero.

No. In the case of 5 + (-3), for example, the positive number 2 is the solution. The sum would only be negative if the absolute value of the negative number is greater than the positive number.

It isn't always negative. ... for example: -5 + 12 = 7 (a positive number) -5 + 2 = -3 (a negative number) -5 + 5 = 0 (neither negative nor positive) If the negative number has greater magnitude than the positive number, the sum will be negative If the positive number has greater magnitude than the negative number, the sum will be positive If the negative and positive numbers have the same magnitude, the sum will be zero.

The sum of zero and a negative integer can never be zero - it will always be negative and nonzero. Although zero is also an integer, it is neither negative nor positive and cannot be the other integer used.

For two numbers to be equidistant from zero, one must be the negative of the other. As one is the negative of the other, it is the additive inverse of that number. The sum of an number and its additive inverse is zero.

zero, because for every positive number, there exists a negative.

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