Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Number Theory and the Real Number System - Chapter Summary, Review, and Test - Review Exercises: 29

Answer

658 billion dollars

Work Step by Step

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimates a -57 dollar deficit. The Brookings Institute (BI) estimates a -715 billion dollar deficit. The difference between the CBO and the BI is: -57 - (-715) = -57 + 715 = 658 658 billion dollars
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