Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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

Chapter 9 - Basic Algebra - Summary Exercises - Operations with Signed Numbers: 1

Answer

-6

Work Step by Step

The first number 2, stays the same. Change the subtraction sign to addition. Change the sign of the second number to its opposite 2 + (-8) Now add 2 + (-8) = -6 So 2 - 8 = -6
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