Use the rules for integer addition to simplify the expression. Positive twelve plus negative eleven equals what value?
12 + (-)11You subtract since you're adding to a negative in this equation.So, 12 - 11 = 1The answer will be positive one. Since you're subtracting by a big number, then your answer will be positive.If your equation was: 11 - 12, then your answer would be (-)1.*You can also plug the whole equation into a calculator*
The answer is positive one. All you need to do is to take 12 - 11. You can read more about the rules of integers from http://www.mathgoodies.com/lessons/vol5/addition.html.
Positive one lol...