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1.02 Addition and subtraction of integers

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The number $5$5 is plotted on the number line below.

Find the value of $5+9$5+9.

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The number $-3$3 is plotted on the number line below.

Find the value of $-3+8$3+8.

The number $-6$6 is plotted on the number line below.

Find the value of $-6+3$6+3.

The number $-7$7 is plotted on the number line below.

Find the value of $-7+7$7+7.

Outcomes

NY-7.NS.1

Apply and extend previous understandings of addition and subtraction to add and subtract rational numbers. Represent addition and subtraction on a horizontal or vertical number line.

NY-7.NS.1a

(a) Describe situations in which opposite quantities combine to make 0.

NY-7.NS.1b

(b) Understand addition of rational numbers; p + q is the number located a distance |q| from p, in the positive or negative direction depending on whether q is positive or negative. Show that a number and its opposite have a sum of 0 (are additive inverses). Interpret sums of rational numbers by describing real-world contexts.

NY-7.NS.1c

(c) Understand subtraction of rational numbers as adding the additive inverse, p – q = p + (–q). Show that the distance between two rational numbers on the number line is the absolute value of their difference, and apply this principle in real-world contexts.

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