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Nolan lost 12.5 points in the final round of a game, bringing his score down to –8. Suppose p represents Nolan’s points before he lost the final round. Which equation can be used to represent this situation? A. p – (–8) = –12.5 B. p + 12.5 = –8 C. p – 12.5 = –8 D. p + 8 = 12.5

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  1. Black_ninja123
    • one year ago
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    C

  2. timinthor
    • one year ago
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    no, it would be B

  3. timinthor
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    because subtracting a negative is the same as adding

  4. timinthor
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    Whatever the number was before + 12.5 would give you -8

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok. thanks

  6. Black_ninja123
    • one year ago
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    But 12.5 is not negative

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