Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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

Chapter 2 - Section 2.2 - Adding Integers - Practice: 1



Work Step by Step

Adding a negative number is the equivalent of subtracting the absolute value of the negative number. Therefore, 5 + (-1) is the same as 5 - 1, which is equal to 4.
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