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Positive 3 plus negative 5 minus negative 2 minus positive 4 is equal to -4.

It depends. (a) a positive minus a smaller positive is positive, (b) a positive minus a positive of the same size is zero, and (c) a positive minus a bigger positive is negative. For example, (a) 8 - 6 = 2 (b) 8 - 8 = 0 (c) 8 - 11 = -3

(-3)-(4)=(-3)+4=1 Minus times minus equals plus. The reason for this we need not discuss.

negative 20

-3

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Positive 3 plus negative 5 minus negative 2 minus positive 4 is equal to -4.

3-(-9) Considering a negative plus a negative equals a positive your equation can be rewritten as 3+9 Which equals 12

It depends. (a) a positive minus a smaller positive is positive, (b) a positive minus a positive of the same size is zero, and (c) a positive minus a bigger positive is negative. For example, (a) 8 - 6 = 2 (b) 8 - 8 = 0 (c) 8 - 11 = -3

2 - (-3) = 5 (The minus a negative becomes a positive, thus 2 + 3 = 5).

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(-3)-(4)=(-3)+4=1 Minus times minus equals plus. The reason for this we need not discuss.

8 minus negative three or 8--3 equal positive 11. The double negative converts the minus sign into a plus sign and the negative into a positive.

14 minus -3 is 17

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-3

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