#### Answer

-3

#### Work Step by Step

We plug in -2 for a and 5 for c, and then we simplify using addition and subtraction. Thus, we obtain:
$-(-2)+(-5)=2-5=-3$

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Prentice Hall

ISBN 10:
0133281140

ISBN 13:
978-0-13328-114-9

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