Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13417-894-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-894-3

Chapter 1 - Review Exercises: 22

Answer

$-7.6$

Work Step by Step

The numbers have the same sign, so add the absolute values and then copy the sign of the addends to obtain: $=-(|-2.4| + |-5.2|) \\=-(2.4+5.2) \\=-7.6$
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