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  • one year ago

Which expression has a value of –12? A. –4 – (–8) B. 3 – 9 C. –16 – (–4) D. –6 – 18

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  1. anonymous
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    D?

  2. ♪Chibiterasu
    • one year ago
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    No. A negative minus a positive is just increasing the negative.

  3. anonymous
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    C

  4. ♪Chibiterasu
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    Yes.

  5. BishopPatton
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    It is definitely C.

  6. ♪Chibiterasu
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    -16 -(-4) is the same as -16 + 4, which is -12.

  7. BishopPatton
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    yes... she is right

  8. anonymous
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    so negative and negative is a positive, positive and positive is positive

  9. BishopPatton
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    yes

  10. anonymous
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    what about positive and negative and negative and positive

  11. anonymous
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    i get mixed up on those

  12. ♪Chibiterasu
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    16 - 4 = 12 -16 + 4 = -12

  13. ♪Chibiterasu
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    -16 + 4 = decreaseing the negative

  14. ♪Chibiterasu
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    |dw:1441899546812:dw|

  15. ♪Chibiterasu
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    If you think about the number line it makes a lot more sense.

  16. anonymous
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    c

  17. anonymous
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    thanks

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