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# what plus -17 gives you -22?

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Guest Aug 28, 2017
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-5+-17 = -22

Ashreeta  Aug 28, 2017
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Thanks Ashreeta, your answer is perfect, you should give yourself a point  :)

You can also set this up as an equation.

$$x+-17=-22\\ x-17=-22\qquad \text{ +17 to BOTH sides }\\ \;\:+17\quad+17\\ \qquad x\;= -22+17\\ \qquad x\; = -5\\$$

Melody  Aug 28, 2017
edited by Melody  Aug 28, 2017