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    Please solve the following using the subtraction rule, concerning negative integers:

    (-3) - (-5) =?

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    Please see the attached file.

    Are you familiar with the saying two wrongs don't make a a right?
    Well, in this case they do.

    The basic concept is that when you subtract a *positive* number, it tells you how many steps to go *leftwards* on ...

    Solution Summary

    The solution assists with subtracting a negative number in the given equation.