# How do you evaluate #15- 33+ 29#?

##### 3 Answers

Apr 8, 2017

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

Do the addition (

Now take the sum you just calculated

Therefore,

Apr 8, 2017

#### Answer:

11

#### Explanation:

You can perform the operations in any order, because they are all either addition or subtraction. Use of a number line may help for the 'negative' numbers or subtraction if you're now sure how they combine with multiple additions.

15 - 33 = -18 ; -18 + 29 = 11

Or,

15 + 29 = 44 ; 44 - 33 = 11

Or,

-33 + 29 = -4 ; 15 - 4 = 11

Apr 8, 2017

#### Answer:

Just another way of thinking about it

11

#### Explanation:

We have negative 33

but positive 33 can be split into 15+18

so

So write