What is negative 70 plus negative 16?

-70 + -16 = -86

Negative plus negative equals

A negative plus negative sign is equal to a negative sign

For example, negative 70 plus negative 16 is equal to negative 86

Addition rules for positive and negative numbers

1. Two same signs – (Add the numbers)

70 + 16 = 86

-70 + -16 = -86

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2. Two different signs – (Subtract the numbers)

For example:

70 + -16 = 54

-70 + 16 = -54

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It is important to be consistent with the signs when adding or subtracting integers.

NOTE

A number with no negative sign at the front is always a positive number

 

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