# Skills Handbook - Simplifying Expressions With Integers - Exercises: 6

$8$

#### 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: $$3+5=8$$

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