Presentation on theme: "Positive and Negative Numbers. Do Now Solve. 1. x + 4 = 19 2. y – 2.3 = 7.8 3. 4z = 120 4. = 8 x = 15 y = 10.1 z = 30 Course 2 w9w9 w = 72 Hwk: p 39."— Presentation transcript:
Positive and Negative Numbers
Do Now Solve. 1. x + 4 = y – 2.3 = z = = 8 x = 15 y = 10.1 z = 30 Course 2 w9w9 w = 72 Hwk: p 39
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Definition Positive number – a greater than zero. Positive numbers are to the right of zero
Definition Negative number – a less than zero. Negative numbers are to the left of zero
Definition Opposite Numbers – numbers that are the same distance from zero in opposite directions
Definition Integers – are the set of whole numbers and their opposites. -7 opposite 7
Temperature is measured using positive and negative numbers.
Negative numbers are used to measure the number of feet under the sea. Positive numbers are used for the number of feet above sea level
Negative numbers show how much is owed. Joe borrowed money from the bank for a new computer. The printed bank statement looks list this: $-2,
Positive & Negative Numbers Working with positive and negative numbers is like driving in traffic. Watch the traffic signs and follow the driving rules.
Hint If you dont see a negative or positive sign in front of a number it is positive. 9 +
Addition: Rule 1 Rule #1 – If the signs are the same, pretend the signs arent there. Add the numbers and then put the sign of the addends in front of your answer = = -14
Practice = = (+3) + (+4) = = = =
Addition: Rule 2 Rule #2 – If the signs are different, subtract the smaller number from the larger one. The answer takes the sign of the absolute value of the larger number = = 4 Larger number Answer = - 4