Solve for: -|6+(-2)|+9

Expression: $-|6+\left( -2 \right)|+9$

When there is a $+$ in front of an expression in parentheses, the expression remains the same

$-|6-2|+9$

Subtract the numbers

$-|4|+9$

The absolute value of any number is always positive

$-4+9$

Calculate the sum

$5$