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Q: When you add two negative integers what will the answer always be?

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When you add two negative integers, the answer is still negative.

The sum of two positive integers is always positive.

No. Since an integer can be a negative number, it's possible for the sum of two integers to be negative.

The sum of two negative integers is always negative due to the commutative and associatve property. In other words, summing or adding two negative numbers results in a larger scalar negative number. ex -1 + -1 = -2

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.

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It will always be positive.

Yes, the sum of two negative integers is always negative.

When you add two negative integers, the answer is still negative.

That is false. The product of two negative integers is always positive.

the sum of two negative integers is ALWAYS negative

Yes, the sum of two negative integers is always negative.

If the larger of the two integers is negative, then their sum is negative, regardless of the sign of the smaller one.

No, always positive.

I feel that two negatives are positive because you add* your two negative integers* together, you would be doing this: -+- (negative + negative) so the response is, is that if two integers where both negative, you would add, just like if there were two positives, you would add, but not if you have different signs. (positive+negative) you would subtract. Just as the same with negative + positive. [REVIEW: if the sign is the same, add, if the sign is different, you subtract.] *=you may not always add *=integers- a fancy word for numbers.

The question cannot be answered because it is based on the wrong premise that "the product of two negative integers always negative".

No, always negative

when you add two positive integers the answer is always positive when you add two negative integers the answer is positive when you add one negative and on positive integer, the answer is negative subtracting two negative numbers gets a negative answer subtracting two positive numbers- the answer depends subtracting a negative and positive number- the answer depends, the positive number would have to be bigger than the negative to achieve a negative number, and if the positive number is less, than the answer is still negative

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