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: 1

Answer

a. $-3805$ b. $-85$

Work Step by Step

a. If 0 represents the surface of Earth, then 3805 feet below the surface can be represented by $-3805$ b. If 0 represents 0 degrees Fahrenheit, then 85 below 0 can be represented by -85 . It's cold no matter what!
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