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Question:

Find the value of 9+(–41)–(–3)+11

A –18
Explaination

First, rewrite the subtraction as addition: 9 + (–41) + 3 + 11
Then combine positive terms and negative terms separately: 23 + (–41)
To add positive numbers to negative numbers, use their absolute values and subtract the smaller from the larger: 41 – 23 = 18
Then apply the sign from the larger number to the difference: –18.