PLEASE HELP I NEED THIS ANSWERED I know the correct answer to the equation but i don’t know what mistake Steven made. The students at

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PLEASE HELP I NEED THIS ANSWERED I know the correct answer to the equation but i don’t know what mistake Steven made.
The students at Academy Camp are working on math problems to prepare for a math competition. The camp leader puts this problem on the board for the students to work on: -0.46 – 0.6 =. Steven does the following problem incorrectly. Steven’s answer: – 0.46 – 0.6 = 0.14
Explain the error in a complete sentence

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    2021-10-04T14:43:16+00:00

    Answer: Steven solved an expression

    -0.46+0.6 (which is 0.14) instead of the original -0.46-0.6. Steven’s error was adding a positive 0.6 instead of a negative 0.6.

    Correctly, adding two negative numbers corresponds to adding their magnitudes in the negative direction on the number line, with the result being negative, so -0.46-0.6 is the same as -(0.46+0.6)=-(1.06)=-1.06

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    2021-10-04T14:43:25+00:00

    1. he didn’t put the negative sign on his answer

    2. he was supposed to add because it is a negative minus a positive

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