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

Published by Pearson

# Chapter 1 - Section 1.5 - Addition of Real Numbers - Exercise Set - Page 63: 14

#### Answer

$-30$

#### Work Step by Step

In adding two numbers with the same sign, perform the following steps: (1) Add their absolute values. $|-15| + |-15| = 15 + 15 = 30$ (2) The sum must have sign common to the addends. $-15+(-15) = -30$

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