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  • one year ago

-12 - (6) = a. 6 b.-6 c. 18 d. - 18

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  1. jim_thompson5910
    • one year ago
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    draw a number line and plot -12 on it |dw:1443315693155:dw|

  2. jim_thompson5910
    • one year ago
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    the -6 after the 12 tells you to go 6 places to the left of 12 |dw:1443315724459:dw|

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1443315903916:dw|

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    but he is saying it is b

  5. carlyleukhardt
    • one year ago
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    oh wait its B Sorry

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok thanks

  7. jim_thompson5910
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    have a look at this number line to help refresh your memory http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-CbElRsoqemo/TWlyTwCLFaI/AAAAAAAAApE/cL3GuhCvY8k/s1600/number-line.png notice how on the negative side, something like -5 is to the left of -4

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yea i did this in fifth grade but i guess i forgot it

  9. jim_thompson5910
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    -6 would be on the right side of -12. So you went in the wrong direction

  10. anonymous
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    the answer is b right?

  11. jim_thompson5910
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  12. jim_thompson5910
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    look at that attached image. Start at -12. Move 6 places to the left

  13. anonymous
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    ohhhhhhh so its -18

  14. jim_thompson5910
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    correct

  15. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok now i get it thanks! :)

  16. jim_thompson5910
    • one year ago
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    no problem

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