algebra steps for

1 + 7 - (-7)
could you clarify how to do this step by step

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  1. When you add two negatives, the sum is always positive.

    1 + 7 + 7 = ?

    Study this site carefully.

    http://www.mathsisfun.com/positive-negative-integers.html

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  2. 1 + 7 - (-7)
    1+ 7 = 8
    8 - (-7)
    convert
    8 +(7)
    = 15
    is
    that right? 15

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  3. Right.

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