+0  
 
+8
526
1
avatar
what are the rules to slove -1/4-(-2)?
Guest Jan 30, 2012
 #1
avatar+7023 
0

Minus a negative number is same as plus the corresponding positive number

i.e. a- (-b) = a + b

 

Addition is commutative. i.e. -a + b = b - a

Also use PEDMAS or BODMAS(whatever you call it.)

\(-\frac{1}{4}-(-2)\\ = -\frac{1}{4}+2\\ = 2-\frac{1}{4}\\ = 1\frac{3}{4}\)

MaxWong  Aug 21, 2016

31 Online Users

avatar
avatar
avatar

New Privacy Policy

We use cookies to personalise content and advertisements and to analyse access to our website. Furthermore, our partners for online advertising receive information about your use of our website.
For more information: our cookie policy and privacy policy.