Math and Arithmetic

# What is 6 plus negative 1?

123 ###### 2012-09-05 20:26:36

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

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