Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Polynomials and Factoring - 5.2 Factoring Trinomials of the Type x2+bx+c - 5.2 Exercise Set: 2

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Work Step by Step

The sum of a negative number and a positive number is negative when the absolute value of the negative number is greater than the absolute value of the positive number. Example: $-4+3=-1$ because $|-4| \gt |3|$ Thus, the given statement is true.

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