Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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

Chapter 2 - Section 2.2 - Adding Integers - Practice - Page 108: 2



Work Step by Step

Adding a negative number is equivalent to subtracting the absolute value of that number. Therefore, -6 + (-2) is the same as -6 - 2. Move 2 spaces to the left of -6 on a number line, and you end up at -8.
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