Understanding Folds in Haskell Languages

Understanding Folds in Haskell

From what I understand about folds in Haskell, foldl (-) 0 [1..5] gives a result of -15 by calculating 0-1-2-3-4-5, and foldr (-) 0 [1..5] gives a result of -5 by calculating 5-4-3-2-1-0. Why is it then that both foldl (++) "" ["a", "b", "c"] and foldr (++) "" ["a",...
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