Q: How do you minus BC from AD?

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Okay Will AD is older than BC because AD is very old not like BC

It isn't a question of closer to ad or bc, it IS bc. 3000bc would be -3000ad.

BC= negative number AD= Positive number

BC comes before AD on a timeline. BC or BCE means before common era, AD means "In the year of Our Lord."BC first AD after

BC is "before Christ" and AD "anno domini"

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(a + b)/(a - b) = (c + d)/(c - d) cross multiply(a + b)(c - d) = (a - b)(c + d)ac - ad + bc - bd = ac + ad - bc - bd-ad + bc = -bc + ad-ad - ad = - bc - bc-2ad = -2bcad = bc that is the product of the means equals the product of the extremesa/b = b/c

71 cause no zero so minus those 2

To find the answer you go both ways. Add 940+123 and get 1063. Then you minus 1 to get 1062. THERE WAS NO 0 YEAR!!! Remember BC is going in reverse and AD is going forward.

Okay Will AD is older than BC because AD is very old not like BC

The last date of BC was 1 BC, then the first date of AD was 1 AD, there was no zero.

To understand this, should know two concepts. The birth of Jesus Christ is the dividing point of world history. From the point, left (BC) turns minus and right (AD) turns plus. BC (Before Christ) : - AD (Anoo Domini) : + This year is 2017 AD so 2017+323 = 2340 years ago from now.

BC : before Christ AD : anno domino

58 years are between 30 BC and AD 30. The first thing you need to remember is that there is no year 0; the year before AD 1 is 1 BC. So the years between 30 BC and AD 30 are... 29 BC, 28 BC, 27 BC, ..., 2 BC, 1 BC, AD1, AD 2, ..., AD 27, AD 28, AD 29 29 BC through 1 BC is 29 years, and AD 1 through AD 29 is 29 years. 29 years + 29 years = 58 years

It isn't a question of closer to ad or bc, it IS bc. 3000bc would be -3000ad.

Nothing. There was no time period between BC and AD. 1 BC was followed by 1 AD. There was no year zero or any gap between BC and AD.

bc comes first because bc stands for before christ

Ad because bc started after