How do you simplify #–(–8)#?
The negative of a negative is a positive.
Maybe this example will help(???)
Suppose Joe withdraws $8 from his bank account every week (and has done so for years ever since he inherited a substantial sum). This is the only activity that occurs in this account and Joe's bank allows its customers to overdraw their accounts (i.e. have a negative balance).
Suppose that this week Joe's balance had reached zero (
The question is what was Joe's bank balance 1 week before now. We are looking at a week that is
This is a bit tricky....
Think of it as a debt...of a debt!
You owe me
Hope it is not confusing...!