## Algebra 2 Common Core

Published by Prentice Hall

# Skills Handbook - Simplifying Expressions With Integers - Exercises - Page 975: 8

#### Answer

$-14$

#### Work Step by Step

To add two numbers with different signs, we find the difference between their absolute values, and give the sum the sign of the number with the greater absolute value: $$-19+5=-(|-19|-|5|)=-(19-5)=-14$$

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