# Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-5 Adding and Subtracting Real Numbers - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 34: 26

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#### Work Step by Step

Adding two negative numbers is like adding two positive numbers, except the answer is negative. The only difference is that the final answer has a negative sign in front of it. Thus, because 2.2+3.8=6, $-2.2+ -3.8=-6$

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