#### Answer

-5

#### Work Step by Step

Since we are adding numbers with different signs (7 and -12), we subtract their absolute values (12 - 7 = 5) and take the sign of the number with the larger absolute value, which is negative (-5).

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Pearson

ISBN 10:
0321726391

ISBN 13:
978-0-32172-639-1

-5

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