Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 1 - Section 1.5 - Subtracting Real Numbers - Exercise Set: 45

Answer

$-24$

Work Step by Step

Pay close attention to the signs. Then follow the order of operations. In this case left to right when proposed with addition and subtraction. $5-9+(-4)-8-8=5-9-4-8-8=-4-4-8-8=-8-8-8=-16-8=-24$
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.