## Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall

# Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-5 Adding and Subtracting Real Numbers - Lesson Check - Page 33: 5

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#### Work Step by Step

Remember that subtracting a negative is the same as addition. Thus, we find: $-3-(-5) =-3+5=2$

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