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Q: Does a negative plus a positive equal a positive?

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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.

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.

1 plus negative 10 is equal to -9.

Negative answer if the negative number is bigger. Positive answer if the positive number is bigger.

A positive

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

It could equal both a negagtive number or a positive number. To get a definite positive or negative you times or divide. Well in addition and subtraction negative plus a negative equals a bigger negative. Kinda like -4+-4 =-8, but in multiplication and division 2 negatives equal a positive. -2 times-2 =positive 4.

The answer is negative 3.

A negative number.

negative 2

negative 4

its negative 4........

positive 1

Positive 4

positive 10

positive 56

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

Negative plus Negative would equal positive in Maths. like this: -7 + -8 = 1 Because you're adding a minus It Will Not Equal a Positive it will Equal a Negative. -7+-8= -15. Because you are adding a negative to another negative. If the problem was -7+8= 1. Because you are taking seven out of that eight. If It were to be multiplication than a negative TIMES a negative would have been a positive(-8 x -7=56). And a negative TIMES a positive would be a negative (-8 x 7=-56).

only if the positive fraction is "larger" than the negative one.

yes

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

6 + (-1) positive and negative will equal negative. so it's 6-1 that would equal 5. positive and positive= positive positive negative= negative negative negative = positive negative positive= negative

The quotient of a positive integer by a negative is always negative. Say this to yourself a couple times: "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)"

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.

5 + (-3) + (-5) = -3