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55 - -17 = 72

Q: What is 55 subtract negative 17?

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you would have been born in 1992 because you subtract 2009 from 17 and you get 1992

You will get a positive integer. If you subtract a negative number, you will be adding it. I think of it like 2 minuses equals a plus. :P

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- 17 ( negative 17 )

negative 55

When you subtract a negative you might as well just add the two together. Ex) 17 - -4 =21 or 17 + 4 =21 Just remember to keep track of your signs.

A negative.

If you subtract positive twenty-seven from negative sixty-nine, you would get negative forty-two. You simply subtract the 27 from the 69 but leave the negative sign.

17% of 55= 17% * 55= 0.17 * 55= 9.35

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-x + 17 = 19 Subtract -17 from both sides: -x = 2 Multiply both sides by -1: x = -2

If you subtract a negative from a positive, add both of their absolute values. If you subtract a positive from a negative, add both of their absolute values and multiply by negative one.

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