## Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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# Chapter 9 - Basic Algebra - 9.1 Signed Numbers - 9.1 Exercises: 5

#### Answer

- 6$\frac{1}{2}$ lb

#### Work Step by Step

Keith lost 6$\frac{1}{2}$ lb while he was sick with the flu. ‘Lost’ word itself depicts the negativity. So put a negative sign - in front of it.

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