Subtracting a negative number is the same as adding a positive number.

Example: \(-5 - (-2) = -3\)

Subtract a negative number

## Additional Resources

- Khan Academy: Subtracting a Negative

### Practice Problems

**Evaluate the following expression:**

- \(6 - (- 3) = ?\) (Solution
- \(4 - (- 4) = ?\) (Solution
- \(3 - (- 5) = ?\) (Video Solution
- \(4 - (- 8) = ?\) (Video Solution
- \(10 - (- 19) = ?\) (Solution
- \(48 - (- 16) = ?\) (Solution

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