Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 2 - Section 2.1 - Introduction to Integers - Practice: 6

Answer

a. -7 b. -4 c. 12

Work Step by Step

a. $-|-7|$ becomes -7 because the two $-$ signs cancel each other out. b. $-|4|$ becomes -4 because the negative sign is outside of the absolute value indicators, so the term becomes the opposite of the absolute value of 4. c. $-(-12))$ becomes 12 because the two $-$ signs cancel each other out.
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