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a+ −5 =−9 I really need help with this any pointers?

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a = -4

Step-by-step explanation:

We have to,

Find the required value of a,

→ a + (-5) = -9

→ a - 5 = -9

→ a = -9 + 5

→ [ a = -4 ]

Hence, the value of a is -4.
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a+(-5)=-9

What is a equal to?

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First, a+(-5)=-9 can be written as follows:-

⇒a-5=-9

Now, add 5 to both sides:-

⇒a=-9+5

And finally,

⇒a=-4

Good luck.

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