Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-5 Adding and Subtracting Real Numbers - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 33

48

Work Step by Step

A key rule to remember is that subtracting a negative is the same as addition. Thus, we find: $36-(-12)=36+12=48$

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