Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 1 - Introduction to Algebraic Expressions - 1.6 Subtraction of Real Numbers - 1.6 Exercise Set: 131

Answer

$193$

Work Step by Step

The given description, "the difference between $114$ and $-79$" translates to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} 114-(-79) .\end{array} Since the expression $a-(-b)$ simplifies to $a+b,$ the expression above simplifies to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} 114-(-79) \\\\= 114+79 \\\\= 193 .\end{array}
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