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anonymous

  • 5 years ago

What is the difference between a negitive sign and a subtraction sign?

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  1. amistre64
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    nothing at all really

  2. amistre64
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    -4 means the opposite of 4 +(-4) means to add the opposite of 4 -4 means to add the opposite of 4 .... or subtract; same thing

  3. amistre64
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    5-4 means 5+(-4) means -(-5)+(-4) means ....

  4. anonymous
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    okay i get it

  5. anonymous
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    So the floor just below the lobby, Lower Level One, can I call it floor Negative One?

  6. amistre64
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    you can, the mailroom wont mind

  7. anonymous
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    Ah, you're giving away your age. They don't have mailrooms anymore. They send a memo by email.

  8. anonymous
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    The floor one level below floor 1 can be minus one for laymen, but it would be zero for mathematicians.

  9. anonymous
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    Goodness, I would have gotten that one wrong.

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