# How do you simplify -46 - (-46)?

Jun 29, 2016

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#### Explanation:

$- 46 - \left(- 46\right)$

We know that a double negative, or two negatives next to each other always make a positive, or addition symbol.

$- 46 + 46$

The numbers cancel out now, since they are inverses.

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