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Find a subtraction expression that is equivalent to the addition expression negative 8.38 plus negative 2.2.
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Is it A) negative 8.38 minus 2.2, B) negative 8.38 plus 2.2, C) 8.38 plus 2.2, and D) 8.38 minus 2.2.
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Adding a negative number is the same as subtracting that same number.
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This means that negative 8.38 plus negative 2.2 can be rewritten as negative 8.38 minus 2.2.
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This means that option A negative 8.38 minus 2.2 is the correct answer.
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We could check this by evaluating each of the expressions.
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The answers to the four expressions are negative 10.58, negative 6.18, 10.58, and 6.18.
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As the answer to the original addition expression negative 8.38 plus negative 2.2 is also negative 10.58, we know that option A is definitely correct.