OpenStudy (anonymous):

step by step (−3) + (−5)

2 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

-8. There is no step by step you just add the two together :)

2 years ago
OpenStudy (jhannybean):

Not quite @jfox96 \(-x_1 +(-x_2) = -(x_1 +x_2)\)

2 years ago
OpenStudy (jhannybean):

Therefore there is a rule, and that is to add both terms together by `factoring` out the negative.

2 years ago
OpenStudy (astrophysics):

Think of it as a number line, |dw:1444518279415:dw| notice you are adding "-5" so you go towards the left.

2 years ago