Subtract the absolute values of the two numbers. The sum has the sign of the integer with the highest absolute value.
2 + -5 = -3
Subtracting is the same as "Adding the Additive Inverse" or "Adding the Opposite"
Keep first number, Change operation to addition, Change sign of second number to its opposite
(KEEP, CHANGE, CHANGE)
2 - 5
Rewrite: 2 + (-5)
Now Follow Addition Rules