## Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall

# Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-9 Patterns, Equations, and Graphs - Mixed Review - Page 66: 56

-27

#### Work Step by Step

$-42+15=-(|-42|-|15|)=-(42-15)=-27$ Subtract the absolute values. Since the term with the largest absolute value is negative, the sum is negative.

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