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anonymous

  • one year ago

dont understand can you help me 2+ (-7)=

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    wheres the other part of the equation?

  2. freckles
    • one year ago
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    2+(-7) is equal to -(-2+7) by distributive property and this is equal to -(7+(-2)) by the commutative property of addition you can write this as -(7-2)

  3. freckles
    • one year ago
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    can you evaluate -(7-2) ?

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    their telling me to find the answer

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    are you solving for x

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    is it 5

  7. anonymous
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    yah its five

  8. anonymous
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    almost there m8

  9. freckles
    • one year ago
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    -(7-2) -(5) isn't 5

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    not negative though?

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    but it would be negative bc 7

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    because+(-7) is actually -7

  13. freckles
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    -(5) means -5 not 5

  14. anonymous
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    so it would be -2

  15. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    freckles so its -5

  16. freckles
    • one year ago
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    yes -(5) means -5

  17. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yah i mean -5

  18. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok thanks i just needed to know if i was doing it wrong or right

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