rules for subtracting integers with different signs

To add integers with different signs keep the sign of the number with the largest absolute value and subtract the smallest absolute value from the largest. Subtract an integer by adding its opposites

To add integers with different signs keep the sign of the number with the largest absolute value and subtract the smallest absolute value from the largest. Subtract an integer by adding its opposites

Positive – Positive = Positive or Negative

Negative – Negative = Negative

Positive – Negative = Positive

Negative – Positive = Negative