Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0134467795
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-779-5

Chapter 9 - Basic Algebra - 9.2 Adding and Subtracting Signed Numbers - 9.2 Exercises - Page 639: 39



Work Step by Step

The additive inverse is the opposite of a number. The sum of a number and its additive inverse is 0. Therefore, the additive inverse of -6.2 is $-(-6.2)=6.2$. We can check to make sure the sum of these two numbers is 0. $6.2+(-6.2)=6.2-6.2=0$
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.