Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

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Chapter R - Section R.4 - Properties of Real Numbers - R.4 Exercises: 3

Answer

A. -a

Work Step by Step

The additive inverse property holds that $a+(-a)=0$, for any real number $a$. In other words, the additive inverse property tells us that the sum of a real number $a$ and its additive inverse, $-a$, will be 0 . For example, $9+(-9)=0$.
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