As we are about to compare positive and negative numbers, make sure you can first numbers. Try this question first.
We want to work out which of 2 numbers is the biggest.
Plot 29 and 23 on the number line below:
Write the two numbers from smallest to biggest.
Neil enters an elevator at the 6th floor above ground (the ground floor being zero). The elevator goes down 3 floors, then up 8 floors and finally it goes down 4 floors.
Does Neil end up above or below the ground floor?
On which floor does he end up?
Investigate everyday situations that use integers. Locate and represent these numbers on a number line.