## Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson

# Chapter 1 - Section 1.2 - Operations with Real Numbers and Simplifying Algebraic Expressions - Exercise Set - Page 27: 24

#### Answer

$-12.1$

#### Work Step by Step

The addends have the same signs, so add the numbers and copy the sign of the addends to obtain: $=-(6.2+5.9)\\\\ =-(12.1) \\=-12.1$

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