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### Course: MAP Recommended Practice>Unit 36

Lesson 8: Properties of addition & subtraction

# Equivalent expressions with negative numbers

Equivalent expressions with negative numbers.

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• Me: visible confusion
Why would you make a -5 into a positive 5?
Ok now im mad confused lmao
• Taking away a debt is akin to giving money.
• can you do a video just like this but with fractions?
• no i can not answer this
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• i am still confused because im doing the work, But the answer is still wrong
• some practice questions were tricky. you just realize the correct answer after making a wrong choice! hahaha!
• I like how they try to make it understandable
• please help my poor brain I have no idea what or how u put negatives into positives... like does anyone know am I just the only one that's dumb or can like someone explain this to me...?
• Taking away a debt is akin to giving money.
(1 vote)
• The questions that are actually asked on the tests just say "which equations are true?" and Sal did not mention how to solve or go about any questions like that. Does anyone here know how to answer questions that asks "which equations are true" where they simply give you options with different variables?