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Subtract the sum of $255$ and $-183$ from the sum of $-1360$ and 1258.

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Hint: To solve this question first we will find the sum of 255 and $-183$. Then we will find the sum of $-1360$ and 1258. Then we subtract the obtained sum of 255 and $-183$ from the sum of $-1360$ and 1258 to get the desired answer.

Complete step by step solution:
We have to solve the given algebraic operations.
We have to find the difference between the sum of 255 and $-183$ and the sum of $-1360$ and 1258.
To find the difference first we need to find the sum of given numbers.
Let us first calculate the sum of 255 and $-183$. Then we will get
$\Rightarrow 255+\left( -183 \right)$
Solving the above obtained equation we will get
\begin{align} & \Rightarrow 255-183 \\ & \Rightarrow 72 \\ \end{align}
Now, let us find the sum of $-1360$ and 1258. Then we will get
$\Rightarrow -1360+1258$
Solving the above obtained equation we will get
$\Rightarrow -102$
Now, we have to subtract 72 from $-102$. Then we will get
$\Rightarrow -102-72$
Solving the above obtained equation we will get
$\Rightarrow -174$

Hence we get the difference of sum of 255 and $-183$ and sum of $-1360$ and 1258 as $-174$.

Note: Students may find the sum of numbers without considering the sign as $255+183$ and $1360+1258$, which gives the incorrect answer. Another possibility of mistake is that students may subtract $-102$ from 72 which gives the incorrect answer.
\begin{align} & \Rightarrow 72-\left( -102 \right) \\ & \Rightarrow 174 \\ \end{align}
It gives the same answer but with different sign which is a wrong answer.