College Algebra (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321671791
ISBN 13: 978-0-32167-179-0

Chapter R - Section R.2 - Real Numbers and Their Properties - R.2 Exercises: 116

Answer

The -6 fumble return yards are added to the all-purpose yards when summing the absolute values.

Work Step by Step

The all-purpose yards is the sum of the rushing, receiving, and fumble return yards. $12243+5611-6=17648$ The sum we calculated above is not the same as the sum of the absolute values of the three categories. $|12243|+|5611|+|-6|=17654$ The -6 fumble return yards are added to the all-purpose yards when summing the absolute values.
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