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The sum of -5 and -2 is -7.
 
The additive inverse of -7 is 7.

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        1.) Sum of -5 and -2.
        2.) The additive inverse of the sum in number 1.

1.)   -5 + -2 = -7
2.) The additive inverse of a number is equal to the number times -1. However, the main purpose of additive inverse is that, the number + its additive inverse is equal to 0.

-7 x -1 = 7

Check:     -7 + 7 = 0

Final Answer:
                  7
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