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When subtracting two negative numbers (-2 - -3), do I change it to an addition problem (-2+3)?

On my algebra hw, I was working and on one problem it got down to -2 - -3. Usually I would just subtract 3 from -2, but it just doesn't seem like the right answer...any help?

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negative & a neative in parenthises all a around = a positive but ur answer is still a negative

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Yes, it will be as you said, (-2) - (-3) = -2 + 3

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Oh thank you soooo much!!! :D I really appreciate it!
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You are welcome :), thank you.
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-(- = +
+(- = +
-(+ = -

I guess that's right, tell me if Im wrong.
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Yes

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(-2)-(-3) becomes

-2+3

Use LCC
(leave change change)
L C C
(-2) - (-3)
(-2) + (3)
negative two plus 3
So you for example you owe 2 dollar for lunch, and you put 3 dollars on your account. How much extra money is added to your account?
$1

I thought this unit was incredibly easy last year in 8th grade :)
Also, my teacher showed us a video from teacher tube to help with multiplying and dividing those things.

Basically it said that when you're multiplying or dividing, two negatives make a positive. It was a very catchy video :p.

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Thank you! =D
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-3
-2
=
1

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I thought -2 + -3 = -5. No?

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No you're right :), but I was asking what to do when you subtract the 2 negative numbers.
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Got it. Thanks
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