   Chapter 2, Problem 16T

Chapter
Section
Textbook Problem

Perform the indicated operations: 8 + ( − 1 ) + ( − 5 ) − ( − 3 ) + 10

To determine

To calculate: The simplified value of the expression 8+(1)+(5)(3)+10.

Explanation

Given Information:

The expression is,

8+(1)+(5)(3)+10

Formula used:

To subtract the two or more signed numbers, the following steps are used:

Step 1 Perform subtraction by changing the sign of the number being used.

Step 2 Add all positive numbers together.

Step 3 Add all negative numbers together.

Step 4 Use the rule of addition of two unlike or like signed numbers.

Calculation:

Consider the provided expression.

8+(1)+(5)(3)+10

Change the sign of the numbers.

(+8)+(1)+(5)+(+3)+(+10)

Add all negative numbers together

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