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: 8

Answer

-22

Work Step by Step

1 + (-23) The absolute value of both the numbers is |1| = 1 and |-23| = 23 Subtract the lesser absolute value from the greater absolute value 23 -1 = 22 the negative number -23 has greater absolute value, s0 the answer is negative -22
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