# Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-5 Adding and Subtracting Real Numbers - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 35: 55

negative

#### Work Step by Step

Use rounding to approximate the sum of the two positive addends. $34.5+12.9\approx35+13\approx48$ $-50$ has the larger absolute value and is negative, so the result is negative.

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