Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 1 - Section 1.4 - Adding Real Numbers - Exercise Set: 57

Answer

-26

Work Step by Step

Finding the sum of -38 and 12 is equivalent to adding 12 to -38. In mathematical terms, we can write this as $-38+12$. $-38+12=12+(-38)=-26$
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