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# What does negative 4 plus positive 5 equal to?

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### Does a negative number plus a negative number equal a positive or a negative number?

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.

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### Does a positive number plus negative number equal positive or negative?

This depends on what the numbers are. For example,
6 + (-4) = 6 - 4 = 2 which is a positive number
OR
5 + (-8) = 5 - 8 = -3 which is a negative number
In general, if you are adding a positive number a to a
negative number b,
if a is less than b, the result will be
negative.
if a is greater than b, the result will be
positive.