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1.05 Practical problems with integers

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Valentina and Maria want to meet at the cinema to watch a movie. Valentina lives $3$3 km west of the cinema, and Maria lives $5$5 km east of the cinema.

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In the images below, the distance between each tick is $1$1 km. Which image shows the location of Valentina and Maria in relation to the cinema?

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If we let $0$0 be at the cinema, and east to be the positive direction, which number line shows the location of Valentina and Maria in relation to the cinema?

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How far would Maria have to travel to get to Valentina’s house?

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At the start of the month, Laura owes $\$60$$60 to the bank. A week later her employer deposits $\$130$$130 into her account.

The image below shows how the location of a miner traveling up and down a mine shaft relates to an integer on the number line.

William arrives to a meeting $15$15 minutes early, and he leaves as soon as the meeting ends, $75$75 minutes after he got there.

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Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving the four operations with integers and other rational numbers.

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