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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.

Q: Why is minus plus minus equal to a positive number?

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a minus and a plus equal a minus number yeh dude

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

Not necessarily. A negative number plus a positive number can be negative, zero or positive.

A plus times a plus is still a plus. Below is the way I remembered it: If there is not a minus sign, it is plus (positive). If there is 1 minus sign, it is minus (negative). If there are 2 minus signs, it is plus (positive).

A negative number.

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Because minus a negative number is equivalent to plus a positive number. So, in effect, you have a positive number plus a positive number and that is going to be positive.

if a positive number minus a negative number, the minus turns to a plus sign. so its positive Ex. 2- -4= 2+4=6

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 minus and a plus equal a minus number yeh dude

"Minus a negative number" is the same as "plus a positive number" so you have a positive plus a positive number - making a bigger positive number.

Positive five minus 2 plus three is equal to six.

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

minus a negative is plus a positive so something like -6 - -7=1 because its the same as-6 + +7

negative read this : "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 depends, whether if the positive number you are adding is higher than your negative number that you started off with. (Eg. -2+3=1)

"Minus a negative" is the same thing as "plus."

two negatives always equal a positive