Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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

Chapter 2 - Section 2.2 - Adding Integers - Exercise Set: 100

Answer

To add a positive and negative number, subtract the absolute value of the negative number from the positive number.

Work Step by Step

On the number line, start at the negative number and move right by the number of units of the positive number, or start at the positive number and move left the number of units of the absolute value of the negative number.
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