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Yes, since adding a minus is the same as subtracting a plus; for example

5 - 3 = 2

5 - (+3) = 2

5 + (-3) = 2

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Yes, you can add the inverse additive. For example:* To subtract 3 is the same as to add -3.

* To subtract -5 is the same as to add 5.

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