# How much is forty minus seven hundred?

A larger number subtracted from a smaller number will always result in a negative remnant.

Finding the difference between them using the standard method of subtracting (smaller number from larger number) and then adding the negative value is one way to solve this.

Now figure out what's enclosed in brackets.

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There are several ways of doing this. For this question I chose an unconventional method. Takes longer to explain than do the maths.

As an illustration, write 6 as 2+4.

According to my understanding, this is known as partitioning (splitting values). Using the example approach above:

Thus, forty-seven hundred minus forty equals

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Forty minus seven hundred equals negative six hundred and sixty.

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When evaluating a one-sided limit, you need to be careful when a quantity is approaching zero since its sign is different depending on which way it is approaching zero from. Let us look at some examples.

When evaluating a one-sided limit, you need to be careful when a quantity is approaching zero since its sign is different depending on which way it is approaching zero from. Let us look at some examples.

When evaluating a one-sided limit, you need to be careful when a quantity is approaching zero since its sign is different depending on which way it is approaching zero from. Let us look at some examples.

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