Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321955048
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Chapter 2 - Section 2.2 - Adding Integers - Exercise Set: 25

Answer

$7$

Work Step by Step

$|12|=12, |-5|=5$, and $12-5=7$. 12 has the larger absolute value and its sign is an understood +: $12+(-5)=+7 or 7$
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