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: 6

Answer

$8$

Work Step by Step

Subtraction is the same thing as addition of a negative, so $3-(-5)=3+(-(-5))=3+5$. To add two numbers with the same sign, we add their absolute values, and assign sum the same sign as both of the numbers: $$3+5=8$$
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.