# Math 115 17

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Simplify: -5.4 + (-2.1) + (-3.5)

-5.4 +-5.6 =11.0 correct?

• Math 115 17 -

No. Why would the sum of two negative numbers be positive?

-5.4 - 5.6 = -11

The PRODUCT of two negative numbers is postive, but not the sum.

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