Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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

Chapter 1 - Section 1.5 - Subtracting Real Numbers - Exercise Set: 47

Answer

$3$

Work Step by Step

Remember that when there is a negative sign outside a parentheses containing any amount of terms, multiply the terms with 1 and the negative sign. So, in this case multiply -1 to the 2 and -11 inside the parentheses. $-6-(2-11)=-6-2+11=-8+11=3$
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