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Explain how to find the sum negative sixty-five plus positive forty-one using a number line, then give the answer.

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    Move 65 places to the left of 0. Then move 41 places to the right.

    41 - 65 = -24

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    Subtract the smaller number(41) from
    the larger number(65) and use the sign of the larger number:

    -65 + 41 = -24.

    OR 41 + (-65) = -24.

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