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x--8=5
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Asked 3/17/2009 9:49:29 AM
Updated 3/24/2014 6:52:56 AM
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X - (-8) = 5 ; x +8=5 therefore x= -3
Added 3/24/2014 2:29:19 AM
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Wouldn't the answer be -3? When you have two negatives like that they become positive and when you bring them to the other side 8 becomes a negative. So -8 +5=-3.
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