Im subtracting integers and dont really understand. Can you explain what to do when you have to subtract two positives, what you have to do when subtracting a negative and positive, and what to do when you have two negatives?
+14 - (+21)
-25 - (-50)
-5 - (-8)
Thanks.

answered by Guest

Okay this is really easy. + in these problems means positive. The first problem would actually just be 14 - 21 = ?   14 - 21 = -7 
The second -25 - -50 is baisically adding the two so you get -75.The last one would be three

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