Prealgebra (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 2 - Section 2.2 - Adding Integers - Exercise Set - Page 115: 99


To add two negative numbers, add the absolute values and write the result with a negative sign.

Work Step by Step

On the number line, start at one of the negative numbers and move left the number of units indicated by the absolute value of the second number.
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