#### Answer

The difference between two negative numbers is negative if $\underline{\text{the 1st number is smaller than the 2nd number}}.$

#### Work Step by Step

The correct answer is: the 1st number is smaller than the 2nd number.

Published by
Pearson

ISBN 10:
0321969359

ISBN 13:
978-0-32196-935-4

The correct answer is: the 1st number is smaller than the 2nd number.

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