# How do you simplify 12.2+(-8.45)?

Mar 16, 2017

See the entire simplification process below:

#### Explanation:

First, rewrite this expression $12.2 + \left(- 8.45\right)$ as:

$12.2 - 8.45$

Then subtract to get:

$12.2 - 8.45 = 3.75$