What is negative 1 minus negative 5?

Minus a minus turns into a plus. Most important thing to remember.

So -1 -(-5) is the same as -1+5. And that is the same thing as 5-1.

Your answer is 5-1 = 4.

What is negative 1 minus negative 5?

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Minus a minus turns into a plus. Most important thing to remember.

So -1 -(-5) is the same as -1+5. And that is the same thing as 5-1.

Your answer is 5-1 = 4.