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The highest point in NewOrleans, Louisiana is 15 feet above sea level.The Lowest Pont is 4 feet below sea level. Howmuch higher is the highest point than the lowest point ?

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    What is 15 - (-4) ?

    or

    Draw a number line, using integers.
    from 0, move 4 units to the left and 15 units to the right.
    Count the number of units from the left marker to the right marker.

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    15 - (-4) = 19 feet

    Use a number line to explain it.

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    15-(-4)=15+4=19

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