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The sum of any two positive numbers is?

always positive


When is the sum of two rational numbers with different signs positive?

The sign of the sum is positive when the absolute value of the positive addend is greater than that of the negative addend.


How can you decide if the sum of two numbers is positive negative or zero without calculating the sum?

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.


How can you tell whether the sum of 71 and 43 is a positive or negative without actually finding the sum?

The sum of two positive numbers is always positive.


How can you decide if the sum of two numbers is positive negative or zero without actually calculating the sum?

The sum of two positive numbers is always positive, and the sum of two negatives is always negative. If you have a positive and a negative number, there sum can be either, so look at the absolute values to decide. For example -3+2=-1. Since all you care about is the sign, look at the absolute value. If the negative number has a greater absolute value, the sum is negative and if the positive number's absolute value, which is the number itself, is bigger, the sum is positive. If the absolute values are equal, the sum is 0.

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Is the sum of two positive numbers positive or negative?

Positive


What is the sum of two positive numbers?

This would be a positive number.


When adding two numbers and the signs are positive the sum is what?

Positive.


The sum of any two positive numbers is?

always positive


When is the sum of two rational numbers with different signs positive?

The sign of the sum is positive when the absolute value of the positive addend is greater than that of the negative addend.


Can the sum of two negative numbers ever be positive?

No.


How can you decide if the sum of two numbers is positive negative or zero without calculating the sum?

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.


How do you know when the sum of a positive integer will be negative?

The sum of two positive numbers is positive. The sum of two negative numbers is negative. The sum of a positive and negative number will depend on which number has a greater absolute value. 5 + (-4) = 1 5 + (-9) = -4


How can you tell whether the sum of 71 and 43 is a positive or negative without actually finding the sum?

The sum of two positive numbers is always positive.


Why does two negative numbers equal a positive?

They do not always. The sum of two negative numbers is negative.


How can you decide if the sum of two numbers is positive negative or zero without actually calculating the sum?

The sum of two positive numbers is always positive, and the sum of two negatives is always negative. If you have a positive and a negative number, there sum can be either, so look at the absolute values to decide. For example -3+2=-1. Since all you care about is the sign, look at the absolute value. If the negative number has a greater absolute value, the sum is negative and if the positive number's absolute value, which is the number itself, is bigger, the sum is positive. If the absolute values are equal, the sum is 0.


Is 3458383 plus 4868951 positive or negative?

The sum of any two positive numbers is positive.

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