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Q: What is negative 6 subtracting positive 3?

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-15. The rule is 'subtracting a positive is the same as adding a negative'

multiplying and dividing- positive * positive= positive positive * negative=negative negative *negative=positive subtracting- -3-6=? 1. freeze first number- -3 2.reverse the sign to a addition- -3+ 3.Reverse the sign of the number- -3+-6= -9 adding- keep the sign of the larger number, then add/subtract

-18. Subtracting a positive number has the same effect as adding a negative.

If you have negative 8 and subtract 3, you keep going backwards...so you get negative 11. or if you have negative 3 apples, and take away 3, then you have negative 6 apples. Subtraction of a negative number from another negative number can be positive For example: If you have negative three and subtract negative eight you get positive five. -3 - (-8) = 5

It doesn't always. 3 - (-3) = 6

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The rule for subtracting negative numbers is 'when you are subtracting a negative number from a positive or negative, you must always add it.'Example: 3--3 = 3+3 = 6

Subtracting a negative number is the same as adding the corresponding positive number:6 - (-3) = 6 + 3Subtracting a negative number is the same as adding the corresponding positive number:6 - (-3) = 6 + 3Subtracting a negative number is the same as adding the corresponding positive number:6 - (-3) = 6 + 3Subtracting a negative number is the same as adding the corresponding positive number:6 - (-3) = 6 + 3

-15. The rule is 'subtracting a positive is the same as adding a negative'

multiplying and dividing- positive * positive= positive positive * negative=negative negative *negative=positive subtracting- -3-6=? 1. freeze first number- -3 2.reverse the sign to a addition- -3+ 3.Reverse the sign of the number- -3+-6= -9 adding- keep the sign of the larger number, then add/subtract

-18. Subtracting a positive number has the same effect as adding a negative.

-3 - -1 = -2 -3 + -1 = -2 When you are subtracting a negative from a negative it becomes a positive. For example 6 - -2 = 8 but 6 + -2 = 4. The two negatives cancel each other out and become a positive.

-6 + -3 = -9. Note, adding a negative number is the same as subtracting a positive number, so the above equation could more efficiently be stated as -6 -3 = -9.

If you have negative 8 and subtract 3, you keep going backwards...so you get negative 11. or if you have negative 3 apples, and take away 3, then you have negative 6 apples. Subtraction of a negative number from another negative number can be positive For example: If you have negative three and subtract negative eight you get positive five. -3 - (-8) = 5

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It doesn't always. 3 - (-3) = 6