Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-9 Patterns, Equations, and Graphs - Mixed Review - Page 66: 60



Work Step by Step

$-76-5=-76+(-5)=-(|-76|+|-5|)=-(76+5)=-81$ Change subtraction to addition by changing the operator and reversing the sign of the following term. Add the absolute values. Since both terms are negative, the sum is negative.
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