Tell whether the difference between the two integers is always, sometimes, or never positive.

1)Two positive integers.

2)Two negative integers.

3)A positive integer and a negative integer.

4)A negative integer and positive integer.

Is this right? Can you tell me why those work? Thanks!

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  1. Oh, and this is subtracting integers. If that helps.

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  2. #1 sometimes
    6-2 = 4 > 0
    2-6 = -4 < 0

    #2 sometimes
    -3 - -5 = 2 > 0
    -5 - -3 = -2 < 0

    #3 always
    #4 never

    if by "the difference between a and b" you mean "a - b"

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