Algebra 2 Common Core

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133186024
ISBN 13: 978-0-13318-602-4

Skills Handbook - Simplifying Expressions With Integers - Exercises: 4

Answer

$-13$

Work Step by Step

To subtract a larger positive number from a smaller positive number, we can subtract the smaller number from the larger number and assign a negative. Therefore, $$4-17=-(17-4)=-13$$
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