Algebra 1

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

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - Chapter Review - 1-5 and 1-6 Operations with Real Numbers - Page 71: 59



Work Step by Step

To add numbers with different signs, we find the difference of their absolute values. Then, we use the sign of the addend with the greatest absolute value. We use this rule to simplify this expression: $-5.6+7.4= (7.4-5.6)=1.8$
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