# If the absolute value of a negative number is 2.78, what is the distance on the number line between the number and its absolute value?

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## Math

Can someone please help me with an algebra problem? -|4-8b|=12 I really get confused with the absolute value symbols and a negative sign outside of them. Don't worry about it; it does tend to be a bit confusing. I'll explain the difference between inside

*asked by Andrea on September 14, 2006* -
## Math

If the absolute value of a negative number is 2.78, what is the distance on the number line between the number and its absolute value? Explain your answer. **I think it would be 2.78 because isn't the absolute value the distance from zero? So wouldn't it

*asked by Sam on September 16, 2014* -
## Math- Question

What is the absolute value of -(-6.8) Would it be -6.8 or -6.8? I'm thinking it's 6.8 Imagine a number line. The absolute value is the distance from a given point to zero, right? Distance cannot be negative. Therefore, the distance from (-6.8) to zero is

*asked by Bluebird on March 2, 2007* -
## math, help

For the following set, which number has the largest absolute value? 4,-1,12,-20,19,0 Possible Answer of choice: A)0 B)19 C)-20 D)-1 wouldn't it be postive 20 but its not within the choices. What is the absolute value of -20? Absolute value is the distance

*asked by jasmine20 on February 13, 2007* -
## Algebra

If the absolute value of a negative number is 2.78, what is the distance on the number line between the number and its absolute value? can you help explain the answer. thanks

*asked by Liz on September 10, 2014* -
## Math-PLEASE help me

If the absolute value of a negative number is 2.78, what is the distance on the number line between the number and its absolute value? Explain your answer.

*asked by Sam on September 16, 2014* -
## math-calculus

which of following statements is false 1. The absolute value of a real number is the principal square root of the square of the number. 2. The absolute value of a real number is the distance of the number from zero on a number line. 3. The absolute value

*asked by Shreya on January 18, 2012* -
## math

If the absolute value of a negative number is 2.78 what is the distance on the number line between the number and its absolute value

*asked by jasmine on November 19, 2015* -
## math

a number line below -5 -4 -3 -2 -1 0 1 2 3 4 5 Which of the expressions below represent the distance between -4 and 5 on the number line? [ ]= absolute value symbol A. [-4+5] B.[4-5] C.[-4-5] d.[-5-(-4)] I believe it is D, since the absolute value of a

*asked by Ellie on March 29, 2013* -
## algebra 2

evaluate:-[a-3b],if a= -2 and b= 6 -[-2-18] -[20] 20 correct? these are absolute bars by the way. No, not correct. |-20| is 20. Put a minus sign in front of it and you have -20. The error is made going from line 2 to line 3. but absolute is never negative

*asked by erin on July 26, 2007* -
## algebra

true or false 1. fraction cant be written as decimal. 2. natural numbers are referred to as counting numbers.whole numbers consists of counting numbers.whole numbers consist of counting numbers as well as the number 0 3. intergers do not include negative

*asked by samanthast on August 31, 2008* -
## algebra 2

in absolute value i kno that a negative number then turns to positive...but wat if theres a subtraction sign is that included too? Example: (PARENTHESIS ARE THE ABSOLUTE VALUE SIGNS) (2-1) dont be too complicated plz and thank u!!!

*asked by gaby on August 24, 2007* -
## math !!!!!!please part of a major grade!!!!!!

when in the absolute value of x equal to the absolute value of negative x? (always right?) negative sign is inside absolute value bars when is the absolute value of x equal to negative absolute value? (never?) negative sign is outside absolute value bars

*asked by arya on September 25, 2008* -
## math

when in the absolute value of x equal to the absolute value of negative x? (always right?) negative sign is inside absolute value bars when is the absolute value of x equal to negative absolute value? (never?) negative sign is outside absolute value bars

*asked by rayne on September 25, 2008* -
## Math

1. Suppose a and b are integers, and the absolute value of a is > than the absolute value of b. Must a be greater than b? Use examples to support your answer. 2. Do decimals have opposites? Explain. 3. For what values of x does the absolute value of x

*asked by Calla on September 23, 2013* -
## algebra 3

which number is a the solution of the equation [5x-2] = 8? a.}6/5 b.}1/2 c.}negative 6/5 d.}negative 1 Is this [5x - 2] supposed to represent absolute value of 5x - 2 ? If so, set up two equations: 5x - 2 = 8 and 5x - 2 = -8 Solve each and see if one of

*asked by Darius Graham on January 11, 2007* -
## Math

When doing a calculation involving zoning laws, Tim comes across the following expression: fraction a- open vertical bar a close vertical bar over denominator a end fraction, where a is either a positive or a negative number. (A) What is the value of the

*asked by Samantha on November 4, 2017* -
## math

i can figure this out -2+|-5+6| i try inverse but im still getting it wrong ive been stuck on this fo awhile There is no inverse in the equation. the |...| means absolute value. We perform what is indicated in the |,,| and that is +1. The absolute value of

*asked by need more help please on December 7, 2006* -
## Math

How bright a star appears can depend on how much light the star actually emits and how far away it is. The stellar magnitude scale can be adjusted to account for distance as follows: M2-M1 = log (b1 / b2) Here, M refers to a star's absolute magnitude, that

*asked by Anonymous on December 1, 2009* -
## Advanced Functions

How bright a star appears can depend on how much light the star actually emits and how far away it is. The stellar magnitude scale can be adjusted to account for distance as follows: M2-M1 = log (b1 / b2) Here, M refers to a star's absolute magnitude, that

*asked by - on November 30, 2009* -
## math-calculus

write the following absolute value functions as piecewise functions. i really not get how to do this f(x) = |x| i think im supposed to state as positive and negative but i not even know what that x means. i only guessing and saying that for positive it be

*asked by Shreya on January 11, 2012* -
## math-calculus

write the following absolute value functions as piecewise functions. i really not get how to do this f(x) = |x| i think im supposed to state as positive and negative but i not even know what that x means. i only guessing and saying that for positive it be

*asked by Shreya on January 11, 2012* -
## pre-calc

How bright a star appears can depend on how much light the star actually emits and how far away it is. The stellar magnitude scale can be adjusted to account for distance as follows: m_2 - m_1 = log (b_1/b_2) Here, M refers to a star's absolute magnitude,

*asked by Christine on May 16, 2009* -
## Math

1) If a^b =x and x^b=y then A)a^2b =y B)a^b^2 =y C)b^a=y D)(ax)^b=y E)(ax)^b=x I got B? 2) If a and b are the coordinates of two points on the number line, then which of the following is equivalent to the statement that the absolute value of the distance

*asked by Aline on February 24, 2018* -
## Algebra

In my algebra b ook it says if a is less than 0, the absolute value of a is negative. But I thought absolute value was always positive! Is this a goof or is there some truth to this?

*asked by Abilene on September 8, 2009* -
## Math 7 Help!

1. negative integer is less than positive integer somtimes, always or never My answer/think: sometimes 2. A negative integer is less than another negative integer somtimes, always or never My answer/think: sometimes 3. Absolute value is the number of

*asked by Laruen on January 11, 2012* -
## algebra2

evaluate h(-2/3) if h(x) = [[x-2]] (-2/3)-2 = -2.666666667 is this the right correct? If those are absolute value signs surrounding the x-2 on the right, then the answer is +2.666..= 8/3 why is it a positive 8/3 instead of a negative because you subtracted

*asked by anonymous on July 27, 2007* -
## Adv. Func./Science Question

Hi, I have this question that I will be tested on but my teacher didn't teach us how to do it so I am confused on how to even start. Please explain on how to start the question...thank you How bright a star appears can depend on how much light the star

*asked by Vivian on December 12, 2015* -
## Math

Could someone please explain to me how you get answers when you add a negative number to a negative number or a positive number to a positive number or a negative and positive number added together, because my teacher tried explaining it to me, but I'm

*asked by Samantha on April 6, 2009* -
## physics

In the graph above, what is the correct discription of any location to the left of zero ? a.negative displacement b.negative distance c.negative position d. negative change of description

*asked by Anonymous on February 28, 2012* -
## Physical Science

Tempertaures in both Celsius and Fahrenheit scales can be negative. Why is a negative tempertaure impossible on the absolute scale?

*asked by Jaskson on September 18, 2011* -
## Math

Need this answered today also explain the answers please Julia measured the high temperature in her town for one week. Using the chart below, find the mean absolute deviation for the high temperatures. Round your answer to the nearest tenth. Be sure to

*asked by Annie on March 14, 2018* -
## Math: Integers

Hey guys! I need help with this problem..it tells me to write a number line to tell the answer..the question is : What is the smallest integer greater than -2.1? Is it to -2 right? I have no idea. I forgot all this back in elementary T_T. Yes. Negative

*asked by kim on June 17, 2006* -
## algebra 1

a number and its absolute value are equal.if you substract 2 from the number, the new number and its absolute value are not equal. what do you know about the number? what is a possible number that satisfies these conditions? Can you help answer these 2

*asked by Liz on September 10, 2014* -
## Calculus (pleas help!!!)

Find the absolute maximum and absolute minimum values of the function f(x)=(x−2)(x−5)^3+11 on each of the indicated intervals. Enter -1000 for any absolute extrema that does not exist. (A) Interval = [1,4] Absolute maximum = Absolute minimum = (B)

*asked by Cady on April 6, 2011* -
## Calculus (pleas help!!!)

Find the absolute maximum and absolute minimum values of the function f(x)=(x−2)(x−5)^3+11 on each of the indicated intervals. Enter -1000 for any absolute extrema that does not exist. (A) Interval = [1,4] Absolute maximum = Absolute minimum = (B)

*asked by Cady on April 6, 2011* -
## Math

which expression represents the sum of x and negative 11 A.-11+x B.x+11 C.-11x* D.-11-x which phrase is represented by the expression x/-6 A.negative 6 times x B.x divided by negative 6 C. the sum of x and negative 6* D.negative 6 divided by x which phrase

*asked by Emojiess on March 8, 2017* -
## Precalculus

Write the statement using absolute value notaion: The distance between x and 1 is 7. I got the answer as the absolute value of x, plus 7 equals 1 Is that correct?

*asked by Tammy on August 29, 2007* -
## Algebra 2

Absolute Value Equations Will someone please check to see if I am doing this correct? 1.|7x+2|=10 x= (8/7) or (-12/7) 2.|3x-5|=-1 I got "no solution" because "d" cannot be negative. 3.|x^2-2x-16|=8 x= 6,-4 or x=4,-2 4.|3x-2|=7 x= 3 or (-5/3)

*asked by Caroline on September 20, 2012* -
## Pre Algebra

how do i do to get the answer for negative 12 + possitive 4+negative(8) You want (-12) + 4 + (-8) This is the same as -12 + 4 -8 If you add the first two number you get -12 + 4 = -8 Then add this to the last number to get -8 + -8 = -16 negative + positive

*asked by Navarijo on September 13, 2006* -
## algebra

Write two numbers so that: -The first number is less than the second number, and -the absolute value of the first number is greater than the absolute value of the second number.

*asked by astrid on April 21, 2008* -
## algebra

Plug in (-1) for x. It will look like this: f(-1) = 4 *(-1) - 3 four times negative 1 equals negative 4, so... f(-1) = -4 - 3. negative four minus three is easiest to figure out with a number line...it equals negative seven. So: f(-1) = -7. And you're

*asked by Stacy on May 19, 2007* -
## Math

The distance between two numbers on the number line is 19. One of the numbers is 8. What are the two possibilities for the other number? A.-27 and 11 B.-11 and 8 C.-11 and 27 D.-8 and 19 22.Which integer has the greatest absolute value? A.9 B.0 C.-13 D.-8

*asked by Jerald on September 16, 2013* -
## pre-calculus 11

I am asked to solve the absolute value equation of |1/2x +1| =x+1 graphically. I can solve this algebraically and consider two cases for the absolute value one being positive and the other negative. I know this will be a straight line and when I solved it

*asked by george on June 15, 2015* -
## pre-calculus 11

I am asked to solve the absolute value equation of |1/2x +1| =x+1 graphically. I can solve this algebraically and consider two cases for the absolute value one being positive and the other negative. I know this will be a straight line and when I solved it

*asked by george on June 10, 2015* -
## Math

Directions:Write the absolute value statement and the negative or positive number for the situation. The problem is in the bottom. 1. You entered an office building on the second floor and took the elevator to the fourteen floor.

*asked by Ariana on November 13, 2014* -
## Math

A number and its absolute value are equal. If you subtract 2 from the number, the new number and its absolute value are not equal. What do you know about this number? What is a possible number that satisfies these conditions?

*asked by Al on October 12, 2014* -
## Math

A number and its absolute value are equal. if you subtract 2 from the number, the new number and its absolute value are not equal.What do you do about the number?What is possible number that satisfies these conditions?

*asked by Sam on September 16, 2014* -
## Math

a number and its absolute value are equal. if you subtract 2 from the number, the new number and its absolute value are not equal. what do you know about the number? what is a possible number that satisfies these conditions?

*asked by Brandon on September 12, 2014* -
## math

Need to find the real number. Someone performed a trade of 20,000 less than it made, this caused a negative trade balance. To represent the quanity as a real number when I know that a positive real number names the points to the right of 0 on the number

*asked by geo on March 30, 2007* -
## Math

If the following integers were plotted on a number line with twenty-five, which integer would appear on the same side of zero and have a greater distance from zero? 1. opposite of eighteen 2. negative one 3. opposite of negative thirty-one 4. twenty-four

*asked by Tom on September 9, 2013* -
## math

Conduct an interview to find out how someone else responds to the question, “Why is a negative number times a negative number a positive number?” Write a report describing your findings.

*asked by kelly on April 11, 2010* -
## Math

i^6 = (i^2)^3 = (-1)^3 = -1 The square, not the square root of -1 is 1. :) B.t.w., can you prove that -1 times -1 is 1? Hint, try to prove first that for any number X: -1 times X equals -X How do you find the square root of -1? The square of any real

*asked by Count Iblis on November 15, 2006* -
## Calculus

Find the absolute maximum and absolute minimum values of the function f(x)=x^3+6x^2-63x+4 on each of the indicated variables. Enter DNE for does not exist. (A) Interval = [-8,0] Absolute maximum = Absolute minimum = (B) Interval = [-5,4] Absolute maximum =

*asked by Nate on October 29, 2013* -
## Math

A scuba diver is 31 feet below the surface of water. She dives down an additional 16 feet. How far would she have to rise to reach the surface of water? (Hint) think absolute value because distance can not be negative.

*asked by Amy on September 29, 2015* -
## math

Instructions: Tell whether each expression represents a positive number or a negative number when m and n are negative. problem: -n/-m If both m and n are negative, then both -m and -n (numerator and denominator) are positive. What does that tell you about

*asked by catalina on January 14, 2007* -
## Math

What would the absolute value be? \ 2-3\ if you solve it the answer comes to -1 but can you have a negative as your answer for absolute value?

*asked by Katrina on February 5, 2010* -
## Astrophysics

(a) From the absorption lines, we were able to determine that the star (phi)-Fictus has spectral classification F7V and color index B-V=0/48. What is the mass M(phi) of the star in solar masses? (b) Spectroscopic parallax, when corrected for reddening,

*asked by O_o Rion on February 2, 2010* -
## Math for Business Analysis

Let f (x, y) = xy + 5x + 4y model the utility a consumer feels based on the number of the number of cups of coffee, x, and the number of donuts, y, consumed on a given Thursday. Find the absolute maximum and absolute minimum values of f(x, y) over the

*asked by lex. on June 13, 2016* -
## Algebra

Did I do thes right? 1. Suppose you are at the gas station filling your tank with gas. The function C(g) represents the cost C of filling up the gas tank with g gallons. Given the equation: a) What does the number 3.03 represent? The cost for one gallon of

*asked by A.W. on February 28, 2009* -
## Algebra

The (absolute value) x-20 (absolute value) is less than or equal to 6. I did it first with six positive and got x is lesss than or equal to 26. Then I made the six negative and got x is less than or equal to 14. But this is impossible for these to both be

*asked by Andrea on October 12, 2009* -
## Absolute Inequalities

4-|2x-3|

*asked by K on September 25, 2016* -
## Algebra 1 I need help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

8.A number raised to a negative exponent is negative. Is it always , never, or sometimes. 7. Evaluate 1/2a^-4b^2 a = -2 and b = 4 remember a^to the negative 4 6. Simplify. Write in scientific notation. (9 x 10^-3)^2 Thanks to anyone who helps right away

*asked by Sam on February 5, 2013* -
## Math

I really really need help on this one. I have no clue on how to do it; here it is... Determine the maximum and minimum values of the following set of numbers. 3, -36/7, -1, -2/3, 5/4, -5, 26/9 Express the fractions as mixed numbers. For example, 26/9 = 2

*asked by G. Torres on July 29, 2007* -
## math

Mom and I are having a difference of opinion on this question, can you please help. what is the distance between the two numbers on the number line. -7/4 and 3/8 are the two numbers. I made -7/4 into -14/8 then did -14/8 -3/8 next -14/8 + -3/8 =-17/8= - 2

*asked by sara7 on October 20, 2015* -
## Calculus

Use geometry to evaluate the integral from negative 3 to 3 of f of x, dx for f of x equals the square root of the quantity 4 minus the square of the quantity x plus 1 for x is between negative 3 and 1 including negative 3 and 1, and equals the absolute

*asked by Tyler on March 5, 2017* -
## algebra

question The square root of a negative number is imaginary. That is you cannot find, for example, sqrt(-49) . Why? my answer Yes you can, however this is aginst the normal operations non the less we are dealing with iminiganary numbers so, as such the

*asked by tony on July 1, 2008* -
## math

can someone give me proof that a negative number times a negative number is a positive number I've always been told this in like seventh grade that it is but havne't been given any proof

*asked by Math on January 30, 2009* -
## Physic II

if the force vector F elect A-->B is in the positive direction form the unit vector r A-->B , the unit vector must be multiplied by a negative number . where does this negative number come from in the Coulomb equation? Does this negative number indicate a

*asked by Julide on January 26, 2014* -
## physic

if the force vector F elect A-->B is in the positive direction form the unit vector r A-->B , the unit vector must be multiplied by a negative number . where does this negative number come from in the Coulomb equation? Does this negative number indicate a

*asked by Salute on January 26, 2014* -
## Physic

if the force vector F elect A-->B is in the positive direction form the unit vector r A-->B , the unit vector must be multiplied by a negative number . where does this negative number come from in the Coulomb equation? Does this negative number indicate a

*asked by Su on January 27, 2014* -
## Algebra 1

One long-distance telephone company offers a plan such that the first 20 minutes costs $.99 and each additional minute costs $.09. Solve an inequality to find the maximum amount of full minutes you can talk for $5.00. At first I got: 5 is greater than or

*asked by Julia on October 14, 2013* -
## Math

Angelique says that finding the absolute value is the same as finding the opposite of the number. For example, -5=5.. Explain her error. I need help on the question, and what is the absolute value.

*asked by riona on November 16, 2017* -
## math-calculus

i did this question long time ago and i realize today that at back of book answer be different. write the following absolute value functions as piecewise functions. g(x) = |x+1| positive be x+1 negative be -(x+1) but in back of book it says negative one be

*asked by Shreya on January 17, 2012* -
## Intermediate Algebra

Create a list of six questions on solving equations with absolute value symbols that I will try to research, address, discuss, and/or express? Example: Google Earth: The Google Earth image shows the western side of The Mall in Washington D.C. The distance

*asked by Roger on May 3, 2012* -
## Calculus

Find the absolute extrema of the function. (Round your answer to three decimal places.) f(x) = xe^-x2 on [0,2] Absolute maximum value: at x = Absolute minimum value: at x =

*asked by Anonymous on July 13, 2013* -
## Calculus

Find the absolute extrema of the function. (Round your answer to three decimal places.) f(x) = xe-x2 on [0,2] Absolute maximum value: at x = Absolute minimum value: at x =

*asked by Shan on July 12, 2013* -
## Math(Calculus)

Im having a real difficult time solving this question. Find the absolute extrema of the function. h(x) = e^x^(2) - 4 on [-2,2] Absolute maximum value: at x = Absolute minimum value: at x =

*asked by Chris on April 26, 2017* -
## Calculus

Find the absolute extrema of the function on the interval [2, 9]. (Round your answers to the nearest hundredth.) g(x)=x/(ln(x)) Absolute minimum: at x = Absolute maximum: at x =

*asked by Anonymous on July 12, 2013* -
## Algebra

You playing a board game. All even numbers are positive, and all odd numbers are negative.a positive number indicates forward movement and a negative number indicates backward movement. During your last 10 turns you have gone back 90 spaces.if you spun the

*asked by Kaito on August 30, 2018* -
## Math

Can someone help me with this question? Conduct an interview to find out how someone else responds to the question, " Why is a negative number times a negative number a positive number?" Thanks.

*asked by B.B. on July 2, 2009* -
## extrema

The function is given as y = 7x^3 - 8x^2 -16x +15 The max is at x = -4/7 & min is at x = 4/3 How do I know that it is local max&min or absolute max &min? (graphing calculator is not allowed) You know that it's a local minimum and maximum because the x^3

*asked by Jen on November 19, 2006* -
## algebra

If you multiply a number by six and then subtract negative ten, the difference is negative twenty. What is the number?

*asked by Anonymous on March 11, 2014* -
## math

If you multiply a number by four and then subtract negative ten, the difference is negative eighteen. What is the number?

*asked by Anonymous on November 2, 2013* -
## Math (Solving Equations)

Find all solutions (answers should be given in simplified form). Some answers may involve the number i. *I will use lowercase l to represent absolute value lines.* 3 lx-1l + 4 = 19 We've never really worked with absolute value in solving equations before.

*asked by Leah on May 17, 2015* -
## absolute value

when you are solving an equation involving absolute values, do you have to have both negative and positve solutions?? not necessarily, it depends on the equation. e.g.#1 │2x-1│ = 5 then (2x-)=5 or -(2x-1)=5 x=3 or x=-2 here you have a positive as well

*asked by Kieran on July 27, 2007* -
## math , algebra

Can someone correct these (1) -5^2-3 25-3 22 (2) The sum of m and n, divided by the difference of m and n. My answer: (m+n)/ (m-n) (3) The quotient when 3 more than a number is divided by 3 less than that same number My answer: (x+3)/(x-3) These are all

*asked by Jasmine20 on December 14, 2006* -
## algebra 1A

help please! the deepest point of the gulf of mexico lies approximately 12,4000 feet below sea level what is the integer that best expresses the given number. type a negative number with a negative sign, or type a positive number with no sign. is either

*asked by Lea on September 18, 2009* -
## Algebra

True or False. 1. If the radicand is a multiple of a perfect square number, then the radical is not in its simplest form. 2. The value of the cube root of -1/8 is not a real number because the radical is negative. 3. The fifth root of a negative number is

*asked by Paula on July 20, 2013* -
## question

I the question "List all the numbers that have an absolut value of 12." what does it mean what is it asking??? absolute vaulue just means that you take only the number for an answer and don't worry about the signs. It looks like this: |12| that is the

*asked by KATIE on May 4, 2007* -
## calculus

Let M=1000. Which of the conditions is equivalent to f(x)= 1/((4x-12)^2)>M? a. absolute value of (x+3) is greater than or equal to .00158 b. absolute value of (x+3) is greater than or equal to .0553 c. absolute value of (x-3) is less than .00791 d.

*asked by Brian on September 15, 2011* -
## calculus

2) Let g(s)= t(4−t)^1/2 on the interval [0,2]. Find the absolute maximum and absolute minimum of g(t) on this interval. Enter DNE if the absolute maximum or minimum does not exist. The absolute max occurs at t= . The absolute min occurs at t=

*asked by spud on October 17, 2014* -
## Calculus

Let f(t)=t\sqrt{4-t} on the interval [-1,3]. Find the absolute maximum and absolute minimum of f(t) on this interval. The absolute max occurs at t=. The absolute min occurs at t=

*asked by Alessandra Romano on November 1, 2014* -
## Algebra 1

were solving absolute value equations \can you help me out in 1 8-|3x-2|=3 i don't know if we distribute the negative or make it into -1 or its a no value something like that theirs no possible answer

*asked by Jacob on October 16, 2008* -
## math

Can you please help with finding rate of change in graphing? One question has times: 0 15 23 30 35 distance:30 70 0 45 60 Can you help me get started, I don't know what to do? Also, in another question for the slope I have to find which line has greatest

*asked by sara on November 21, 2016* -
## Physics question

An object 29.0 mm high is 27.0 cm away from a concave spherical mirror with a radius of curvature of 28.0 cm. How do i get these answers? a)How far from the mirror is the image? (absolute distance) answer 29.1cm b)What is the absolute size of the image?

*asked by steve on May 18, 2010* -
## math

describe the situation from the veiwpoint of each person. during a year a person saves 12oo dollars and another person spends 500 dollar. which real number corresponds to saves 1200 dollars. type a negative number with a negative sign, or type a positive

*asked by Cathy on September 27, 2009* -
## math - algebra

When solving equations by adding integers, what does it mean when one number is in parenthisis? Do you do something different when they are in parenthisis? Example below: 36 + (-28) + (-16) + 24 = y Thank you Numbers in parenthesis means the number is what

*asked by Denise on August 19, 2006* -
## math

1. Rosa, Roberto, Andrea, and Inno find an estimate for the square root of 10. Who has proposed the best solution? a. Rosa: "Use the sqaure root of 9 and the square root of 25 to estimate." b. Roberto: "I will use the square root of 4 and the sqaure root

*asked by steve on September 25, 2012* -
## math

I have a question on a quiz, and I cant seem to figure it out I have to add 50,56,52,46,48,42,38 and that got me 332 then I have to divide it by 7 and get the mean, but then I get a remainder of 3 and I don't know what to do because I have to find that

*asked by Overwhelmed on March 4, 2016*