What are the steps to solve this math problem x + (-16) = 18?

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what is the steps to solve this math problem x + (-16) = 18

Nov 5th, 2015

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We have the equation as

x+(-16)=18

It can be written as

So the product of two unlike term will be negative.Here the unlike term are +1 and -16 which will be -16

x-16=18

Add 16 to both side

x-16+16=18+16

x=34(answer)

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