Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-5 Adding and Subtracting Real Numbers - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 34: 32



Work Step by Step

$-19-7=-26$ When subtracting integers, you can change the subtraction sign to an addition sign and then must also change the second number's sign to a negative. So the question becomes: $-19+(-7)$ which is equal to $-26$.
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