Focus Question: How can you find the total value of a combination of positive and negative numbers?
Focus Question: How can you use the number line to compare two numbers?
Focus Question: How can you write a number sentence to represent a change on a number line, and how can you use a number line to represent a number sentence?
Focus Question: How can you use a chip model to represent addition and subtraction?
In this investigation, we will be using chips to represent positive and negative integers.
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Focus Question: How can you predict whether the result of an addition of two numbers will be positive, negative, or zero?
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Adding and Subtracting Negative Numbers
Focus Question: How is a chip model or number line useful in determining an algorithm for subtraction?
Focus Question: How are the algorithms for addition and subtraction of integers related?
Focus Question: What related sentence is equivalent to 4 + n = 43 and makes it easier to find the value of n?
Focus Question: How is multiplication of two integers represented on a number line and a chip board?
Focus Question: What algorithm can you use for multiplying integers?
Focus Questions: What algorithm can you use for dividing integers?How are multiplication and division of integers related?
Focus Question: What pattern do you notice on the game board for the Integer Product Game that can help you win?
Focus Question: Does the Order of Operations work for integers? Explain.
Focus Question: How can you use the Distributive Property to expand an expression or factor an expression that involves integers?
Focus Question: What information in a problem is useful to help you decide which operation to use to solve a problem?
Accentuate the Negative
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