Examples, solutions, videos, worksheets, and activities to help Algebra students how to add and subtract real numbers in real life applications.

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On a cold winter day in Denver, the morning temperature was 7° Fahrenheit. By noon, it had fallen 9° and by 5pm that afternoon, it fell another 6°. What was the temperature at 5pm?

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Find 15 + 12 - (-8) + (-15.5) + 3.2

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Evaluate 3 1/2 - x when x = 5 and x = -5.

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At the beginning of the week, Stewart's checking account had a balance of -$15.08. On Monday morning, he deposited a check for $426.90. On Tuesday morning, he deposited another check for $100.00. How much was in Stewart's checking account after the second deposit?

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