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the difference between two whole numbers is 15.one of the numbers is 1.there are two possibilities for the second number. what are they?

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    16, -16.

    16-1 = 15
    | 1-16 | = 15

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    place 1 on its place on a number line, now count 15 to the right, then 15 to the left

    I get 16 with1 and -14 with 1

    how far from 1 to 16 ?
    how far from -14 to 1 ?

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