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A dolphin is swimming with her friend. The dolphin jumps to a height of 4.5, meters above the surface of the water as her friend swims 9.8 meters directly below her.
What is the position of the dolphin's friend relative to the surface of the water?

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  1. 9.8 - 4.5 = _______ meters

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    Ms. Sue
  2. 5.3
    would it be negative like -5.8 or just 5.8

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  3. The friend is swimming below the surface of the water so it's -5.8 meters.

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  4. 5.3

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  5. 5.3

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  6. -5.3 i mean

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  7. -5.3 duh 4.5—9.8= -5.3

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  8. -5.3

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  9. -5.3

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  10. -5.3 IS THE ANSWER PEOPLE

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  11. YOU GUYS HAVE AN IQ OF A POTATO IF YOU DIDN'T SAY -5.3

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  12. 786

    i have good math
    4.5-9.8=786
    all of you are wrong :(

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  13. Timmy,
    It is funny that you say that you have good math when you obviously got it wrong... nice try though sweetie.

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  14. I am def jk

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  15. 4.5 - 9.8 = -5.3

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  16. I think the actual equation is
    4.5 - (-9.8).
    Which would make the answer 14.3. That's what I think, though.

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  17. Ty for the ones who said -5.3

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