2012 AMC 10A Problems/Problem 3
A bug crawls along a number line, starting at -2. It crawls to -6, then turns around and crawls to 5. How many units does the bug crawl altogether?
Crawling from -2 to -6 takes it a distance of 4 units. Crawling from -6 to 5 takes it a distance of 11 units. Add the two to get