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13 October, 10:52

The temperature was - 10 °F and dropped by 16 °F. Which statement represents the resulting temperature in degrees Fahrenheit? A - 10 + 16 = 6 B 10 - (-16) = 26 C - 10 - 16 = - 26 D - 10 - (-16) = - 6

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  1. 13 October, 11:43
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    -10 + 16 = 6

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  2. 13 October, 12:07
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    You are starting with a negative number (-10). The temperature the drops by 16 degrees so you are adding another negative (which is the same as just subtracting).

    Your answer would be C

    -10 - 16 = - 26 degrees
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