Posted by **sandy** on Thursday, August 30, 2007 at 11:09am.

On April 2, 2003, the high temperature in the United Stateswas recorded as 94°F in Wink, Texas. The low temperature for the day was 23°F, recorded in both Deadhorse and Northway, Alaska (at 4°F, Presque Isle, Maine, recorded the lowest temperature in the contiguous states). What was the temperature range in

the United States on that day?

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**Writeacher**, Thursday, August 30, 2007 at 11:19am
The "range" of anything is the difference (distance, of a sort) between the two. Normally, you'd just subtract, but since one of the numbers you are referring to, I think, is a negative (-4 degrees, right?), your problems will look like this:

94 - (-4) = range in contiguous US

94 - 23 = range in total US

What happens when you have two negatives in a subtraction problem?

http://www.aaastudy.com/sub.htm#topic54

Click on **Subtraction Equations - 2 Digit Integers**. Then let us know what you come up with, and someone here will give you feedback.

=)

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**Linda**, Thursday, August 30, 2007 at 7:11pm
yea i dunno?

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