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When the integers have different signs,find the difference of
their absolute values. Then use the sign of the addend with
the greater absolute value in the sum.

        36 + [-24]
the integers have different signs. Find the difference of their
absolute values
 
 [36] - [-24] = 36 - 24 = 12
36 has the greatest absolute value, so the sum is positive.
The sum is 12
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