Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Section 2.3 - Subtracting Integers - Exercise Set: 27

Answer

19

Work Step by Step

To find the difference of -22 and -3, is to substrate -3 from -22, -22-(-3)=(-22)+3=-19. Since the difference of two numbers is the distance between them on number line, which is the absolute value of -19. |-19|=19.
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