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# IA_GPS_2 - b 1 5 5 4 c 5 2 3 2 3 Find the additive inverse...

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R0907 a.s. http://faculty.valencia.cc.fl.us/ashaw . INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA GPS #2 1.2 Operations on Real Numbers NAME: Some Useful Guidelines: * Absolute Value , 0 , 0 a a a a a ! " = # \$ < % * Additive Inverse: The additive inverse (or opposite) of a real number a is - a . * Multiplicative Inverse: The multiplicative inverse (or reciprocal) of a real number a is a 1 . * Division: b a b a 1 ! = Note: c b a , , are real numbers. Evaluate the following: 1. a) 3 8 + ! b) 1 2 3 + ! + ! c) 2 7 5 + ! + 2 a) 1 8 6 + !
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Unformatted text preview: b) 1 5 5 . 4 + ! c) 5 2 . 3 2 ! + ! 3. Find the additive inverse, or opposite, of the following: a) 347 b) 6 5 ! c) x 3 2 ! c) b a + ! 4. Find the multiplicative inverse, or reciprocal, of the following: a) 9 8 b) 4 3 ! c) 1 3 ! x d) a 4 5. Evaluate the following arithmetic operations and simplify. a) 6 ) 3 ( 1 2 + ! + + ! b) ! " # \$ % & ’ ’ ’ 2 1 2 3 c) 3 9 ! ÷ ! d) 2 1 8 3 3 4 ÷ ! " # \$ % & ’ e) x x x + ! 2 7 f) x x 4 1 2 1 !...
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