How do you write the subtraction problem #5 5/9- (-8 3/5)# as an addition problem?

1 Answer
Nov 21, 2016

#5 5/9 + 8 3/5#


When you have two minus signs, just get rid of them both and add! Think of it like a plus sign is made of two lines, so when you have to of the negative signs, put them together.