ACT Math : How to add negative numbers

Example Questions

Example Question #8 : Concepts

Explanation:

Simply the signs before solving. A positive sign multiplied with a negative sign will convert the sign to a negative, and a negative multiplied with a negative will convert the sign to a positive.

Example Question #1 : How To Add Negative Numbers

Solve:

Explanation:

Starting at  and adding  is the same as subtracting .  .

Example Question #2 : How To Add Negative Numbers

Solve:

Explanation:

Adding  to  is the same as subtracting  from .