Elementary Algebra

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Chapter 1 - Some Basic Concepts of Arithmetic and Algebra - 1.5 - Use of Properties - Problem Set 1.5 - Page 33: 15

Answer

$7$

Work Step by Step

We start with the given expression: $36-48-22+41$ We use the associative property of addition to group the numbers: $36+(-48+(-22))+41$ We add inside the parentheses: $36+(-70)+41$ We add and subtract from left to right: $-34+41=7$

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