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 1.6 - Subtraction of Real Numbers - Concept and Vocabulary Check: 5

Answer

7+3+(-12)+(-23)

Work Step by Step

Subtracting a negative number is the same thing as adding a positive number. Subtracting a positive number is the same thing as adding a negative number. Therefore, 7-(-3)-12-23=7+3+(-12)+(-23)
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