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Explain why -3+5 will equal 2?

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What is there to explain? It's pretty self explanatory. This simple one you could switch around. 5-3 = 2. Right?
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I hope this turns out right. But line graph it like I did and add your numbers like I did, then count. Easy peasy.

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Since the 3 is negative its basically saying 5 - 3 I know algebra is hard to understand at first but it will get easier

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because 3 is negative and 5 is postive.negative+positive is = negative.so -3 +5 is 2.

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Addition = Subtraction. (-3) - 5 is just 5 - 3. Since 5 is larger than 3, the answer will be positive.

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what is there to explain? the question (-3+5) actually in arithmetic means +5-3.and in algebra there is a rule that,+ and - = - and which is the greater num, Its sign is used in the ans so we should sub the other number from the greater num which is 5,and 5-3 =2. as i've said before we should use the sign of the greater num then the ans is +2 but we don't write it because in case there is - in the ans then only we keep sign. But in our ans there is +, but we don't write it.So, the ans is 2.

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Re-phrase the formula to 5-3 and you get 2. Same as the one you were given.

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