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the expression 4 - p is equivalent to "four minus a number", but not to "a number minus four".explain why.

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    HELP!!!!!

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    Suppose that p = 1

    4 - 1 = 3

    But --

    1 - 4 = -3

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    oh....I see,thanks!!!:)

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