Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 1 - Section 1.5 - Addition of Real Numbers - Exercise Set: 76

Answer

6 yard loss

Work Step by Step

Where the team started is considered zero. From zero add the -15 yard change then add the 13 yard gain and then add the -4 yard change. 0+(-15)+13+(-4) -15+13-4 -2-4=-6 Therefore they had a total loss of 6 yards over the three plays.
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