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 1.5 - Addition of Real Numbers - Concept and Vocabulary Check: 4

Answer

positive

Work Step by Step

The numbers being added have opposite signs. The absolute value of the positive number is 28. The absolute value of the negative number is 20. Since the positive number has a higher absolute value than the negative number, then the sum of the two numbers is positive.
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