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Write a pair of negative integers whose sum gives 8

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Solution

Well, it is impossible. You cannot add 2 negative numbers and get a positive answer. If you add 2 negative numbers, you will always get negative answer only.

But, you can get positive number, by finding difference of 2 negative numbers.

consider number pair -2 and -10.
Their difference is
-2-(-10)=-2+10=8 .

Consider pair -3 and -11
-3-(-11)= 8 too.

You can also get 8 from product of two negative number too.
-2 ×-4 = 8.

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