Q: What is negative two plus positive five?

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They are always negative due to a negative plus a negative equaling a negative. It's similar to a positive plus a positive equaling a positive.

Yes. Write the number line horizontally with the negative numbers to the left, zero in the middle and positive numbers to the right, then the further right a number is, the greater it is; so with two numbers the number further right on the line is the greater of the two: Positive five is to the right of negative five, therefore it is greater than negative five, ie +5 > -5

negative 15 and positive 5

-3+-2=-5. In word form: negative three plus negative two equals negative five.

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positive plus positive equals positive negative plus negative equals negative

negative 24

They are always negative due to a negative plus a negative equaling a negative. It's similar to a positive plus a positive equaling a positive.

A positive plus a positive will equal a positive. However a negative minus a negative will not equal a negative. It will equal a positive.

Adding two negatives will make a larger negative sum. but adding a larger positive to a smaller negative will give a positive sum. -45 + 58 = 13

Treat the "plus positive X" as "minus negative X". Example: Positive two plus positive two equals positive four. Positive two minus negative two equals positive four.

Actually it doesn't. Add two positive numbers, and you always get a positive result.

Negative five minus two = seven(-5-2=7) Negative plus negative two also = 7(-5--2=7) so the answer is same so the answer is YES.

It is negative five or -5.

-2 + 5 = 3 note that this is equivalent to 5 - 2 = 3; subtraction is commutative.

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