Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 1 - Section 1.3 - The Real Numbers - Exercise Set: 6

Answer

$-3$

Work Step by Step

Slowing down means decreasing in speed. This means that slowing down is represented by a negative number. Thus, slowing down at a rate of $3$ meters per second can be expressed as $-3$.
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