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1. $−15+7$

One strategy is to draw a diagram and eliminate zeros. Refer to the Math Notes box at right from lesson 1.1.3 to help set up the diagram.

$-15+7=-8$

1. $8−(−21)$

$8-(-21)=8+21$

1. $−12−(−4)$

1. $−9+(−13)$

1. $−50−30$

Use the strategies shown in problems (a) and (b) to help you solve.

1. $3−(−9)$

1. $−75−(−75)$

1. $(−3)+6$

1. $9+(−14)$

1. $28−(−2)$

1. $−3+(−2)+5$

Separate the problem into two parts. Solve the first part and then attempt the remaining part of the problem.

1. $3+2+5$