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Q: What do you get when you subtract a negative integer from a positive integer?

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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.

To subtract a negative number is equivalent to adding a positive number. Two negatives multiplied make a positive.

When subtracting negative integers, one can relate it to the overall attitude of a room. If a room contains a number of people of positive and negative attitude you can get rid of people (or subtract people) with negative attitudes to make the overall attitude of the room more positive. If you subtract a negative integer it makes it positive.

No, a positive minus a negative can be either or positive or a negative.

4. The opposite of an integer is a positive if the integer is negative and negative it the integer is positive.

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It can be a negative or positive fraction, a negative or positive integer, or zero.

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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.

Yes because you are always adding.

Yes, because subtrating a negative number is the same thing as adding a positive number.

The same as adding a positive one.

To subtract a negative number is equivalent to adding a positive number. Two negatives multiplied make a positive.

All positive integers are all greater than negative integers.

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

Any positive integer plus any negative integer will always equal an integer. The results will be either a positive integer, a negative integer or zero.it depends which is bigger. if the positive integer is bigger the answer will be positive. and if the negative integer is bigger the answer will be negative.

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