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Remove brackets: -2-6, which means make -2 more negative by taking away 6: -8. Think of temperature degrees: -2 means 2 degrees below freezing, and another 6 below freezing makes 8 below freezing.

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Simply multiply so (-2)-6 = 12
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(-2)-6=12
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