The letters of the alphabet are given numeric values based on the two conditions below.

Only the numeric values of -2,-1,0,1 and 2 are used.

Starting with A and going through Z, a numeric value is assigned to each letter according to the following pattern:

1,2,1,0,-1,-2,-1,0,1,2,1,0,-1,-2,-1,0 etc.

Two complete cycles of the pattern are shown above. The letter A has a value of 1, B has a value of 2, F has a value of -2 ,and Z has a value of 2 What is the sum of the numeric values of the letters in the word ``numeric''?

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