Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321825535
ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

Chapter 9 - Basic Algebra - 9.2 Adding and Subtracting Signed Numbers - 9.2 Exercises: 44

Answer

Negative eight minus negative five

Work Step by Step

In this exercise, we are subtracting negative five from negative eight. Therefore, in words, the statement $-8-(-5)$ can be written as "Negative eight minus negative five."
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