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Definition

Integers are whole-valued positive or negative numbers.

Unlike sign integers involve the signs of + and – in all of the four operations in Mathematics. In subtraction, we subtract numbers then take the sign of the bigger digit for the final answer.

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RULES IS SUBTRACTING INTEGERS WITH UNLIKE SIGNS

Subtraction with unlike signs may be in the following given form: (+) – (-) or (-) – (+).

To subtract integers, change the sign on the integer that is to be subtracted. Subtract the smaller absolute value from the larger absolute value. Remember: KCC! — Keep, Change, Change.

  1. Keep the sign of the minuend
  2. Change the operation symbol (minus sign to plus sign), and
  3. Change the sign of the subtrahend. 
INTEGER SIGNOPERATIONANSWER SIGN
 (+) – (-) Add(+)
(-) – (+) Add(-)

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