Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 2 - Section 2.1 - Introduction to Integers - Practice: 5

Answer

a. $ -14 $ b. $ 9 $

Work Step by Step

a. The opposite of 14 is $-14$ because that is the value that shares an absolute value of the term and lies on the other side of the number line. b. The opposite of $-9$ is $9 $ because that is the value that shares an absolute value of the term and lies on the other side of the number line.
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