# How do you simplify 13+(-12)-(-15)?

Feb 7, 2017

See the entire simplification process below:

#### Explanation:

First, remove each term from parenthesis. Be sure to manage the signs of each individual term correctly:

$13 - 12 + 15$

Now, add and subtract as appropriate:

$\left(13 - 12\right) + 15$

$1 + 15$

$16$