Answers

2014-08-21T04:40:35+08:00

Step for Subtraction of Integers :
 Change the sign of second integer, then check the signs:
If the signs are the same, add and keep the same sign
If the signs are different, subtract and put  the sign of  the larger number

Example Problems for Subtracting Integers

1)
8-(-6)= ?

(+8), first integer and (+6) , second integer (after changing the sign)
Both the integers have  the same sign, so

+8 + 6 = +14
Answer  :  +10


2)
  -12-(-8)= ?

(-12) first integer and (+8)  second integer (after changing the sign)
Both the integers have different signs, so

 -12 + 8 = - 4
Answer  :  -4

  


0