Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Number Theory and the Real Number System - Chapter Summary, Review, and Test - Review Exercises: 17

Answer

$-11$

Work Step by Step

The addends have the same signs, so add the absolute values of the addends. The sign of the sum is the same as the sign of the addends. Thus, $-6 + (-5) = -(6+5) = -11$
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