How Addition Of Positive Number Is Similar To Subtraction Of Negative Number


How Addition Of Positive Number Is Similar To Subtraction Of Negative Number?

Solution:

The following rules are followed in operations on numbers.

 + x + = + or +(+) = +  Eg: +(+8) = + 8

+ x - = - or +(-) = -    Eg: +(-8) = - 8

- x + = - or -(+) = -    Eg: -(+8) = - 8

- x - = + or -(-) = +    Eg: -(-8) = + 8

These rules make it clear that subtraction of negative number is the same as the addition of a positive number


Updated on: 10-Oct-2022

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