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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

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NEGATIVE+POSITIVE = POSITIVE

NEGATIVE- POSITIVE=NEGATIVE

NEGATIVE x NEGATIVE =NEGATIVE

NEGATIE / POSITIVE = NEGATIVE

POSITIVE+NEGATIVE = POSITIVE

POSITIVE - NEGATIVE = NEGATIVE

POSITIVE x NEGATIVE =NEGATIVE

POSITIVE / NEGATIVE = NEGATIVE

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A Positive minus a Positive is equal to a Negative if one positive is bigger than the other ex.. 6-20 = -14 BUT a positive minus a smaller Positive equals to a Positive ex...13-5 = 8

Q: What is a positive minus a positive?

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A minus plus a minus is not necessarily positive. A minus multiplied by a minus is. The reason being that the minus of a minus is a positive. It's a double negative.

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

a positive

Negative 18 minus positive 12 is negative 30.

Minus a negative means you can plus a positive so therefore the answer would be positive 8.

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A minus by a minus by a positive gives a positive.

A minus plus a minus is not necessarily positive. A minus multiplied by a minus is. The reason being that the minus of a minus is a positive. It's a double negative.

Because "minus a negative" is tha same as "plus a positive". So, a positive minus a negative is a positive plus a positive which is a positive.

A positive minus a negative is a positive.

positive 5 minus positive 11 = negative 6

The quotient of a positive integer by a negative is always negative. Say this to yourself a couple times: "MULTIPLICATION: minus times minus is plus (negative x negative = positive).....minus times plus is minus (negative x positive = negative).....plus times plus is plus (positive x positive = positive) DIVISION: minus divi minus is plus (negative ÷ negative = positive)......minus divi plus is minus (negative ÷ positive = negative).....plus divi plus is plus (positive ÷ positive = positive)"

It is NOT necessarily a positive. It will be positive only if it is a larger number minus a smaller number.

I honestly don't know :D but heres something to help you "MULTIPLICATION: minus times minus is plus (negative x negative = positive).....minus times plus is minus (negative x positive = negative).....plus times plus is plus (positive x positive = positive) DIVISION: minus divi minus is plus (negative ÷ negative = positive)......minus divi plus is minus (negative ÷ positive = negative).....plus divi plus is plus (positive ÷ positive = positive)"

Positive: e.g., +8 - (-4) = +12

Positive (Plus) times Negative (Minus) always equals a negative (minus).

positive 6 minus positive 4 = (+6) - (+4)= +2

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