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Understand Subtraction as Addition of Additive Inverses, and Difference in Terms of Distance on the Number Line (7.NS.A.1c)

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Four LearnZillion videos focus on a different method to use while subtracting integers such as integer chips, number lines, and an algorithm, and ends with a performance task.
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6th Grade Math Vocabulary Cards

For Teachers 6th Standards
Build math vocabulary with a collection of flashcards designed to support the Houghton Mifflin sixth grade math curriculum. Eight sets of cards cover a multitude of concepts. Terms appear alongside their definition and labeled picture...
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How Do You Find the Additive Inverse of a Polynomial?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Finding the additive inverse is not as complicated as you might think. The instructor demonstrates how to multiply each of the terms in the polynomial by -1 and explains how this works. But wait, there's a quicker way. What's that you...
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One-Step Equations and Inverse Operations: Additive Inverse

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Reinforce properties while solving equations. Learners often ignore properties even as they try to apply them. A well-designed lesson emphasizes the role of additive inverses when solving equations.
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What is the Opposite, or Additive Inverse, of a Number?

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Teach your class about the additive inverse! Using examples first and a definition second, this video explains what the additive inverse it and how to find the additive inverse of any given number or variable. A quick concept review for...
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What is the Opposite, or Additive Inverse, of a Number?

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Teach your class about the additive inverse! Using examples first and a definition second, this video explains what the additive inverse it and how to find the additive inverse of any given number or variable. A quick concept review for...
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Opposities - 7.NS.1.b

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The focus here is on developing an understanding of the additive inverse. The lesson starts with learners thinking about opposites in a non-mathematical sense, then engaging in an activity which starts them thinking about how this...
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Exit Ticket 6.NS.5

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Sixth graders demonstrate their understanding of integers on this quick three-question quiz. Including two word problems and a straightforward addition question, this resource clearly addresses learners' ability to recognize additive...
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How Do You Subtract Polynomials Vertically?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Subtract polynomials? Huh? First off find the additive inverse of the number you are subtracting. Next rewrite the polynomials one on top of the other. Make sure to line up the like terms and then write in placeholders. Now add the terms...
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Additive Inverses

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate properties of additive inverses.  In this properties of additive inverses lesson, students discuss the what it means for two numbers to be opposites.  Students discuss representing opposite numbers using a negative...
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How Do You Find the Additive Inverse of a Polynomial?

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Finding the additive inverse is not as complicated as you might think. The instructor demonstrates how to multiply each of the terms in the polynomial by -1 and explains how this works. But wait, there's a quicker way. What's that you...
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The Additive Inverse, or the Opposite of a Number

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
This resource would actually be best used as a projection when teaching about additive inverses. The first "page" shows on a number line how 6 and -6 get you to zero. The second supplies an opportunity for viewers to apply the concept to...
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How Do You Subtract Polynomials Vertically?

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Subtract polynomials? Huh? First off, find the additive inverse of the number you are subtracting. Next, rewrite the polynomials one on top of the other. Make sure to line up the like terms and then write in placeholders. Now, add the...
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Adding and Subtracting Polynomials

For Students 9th
In this polynomials worksheet, 9th graders solve and complete 12 different problems that include adding and subtracting. First, they identify and combine like terms. Then, students find each sum or difference using the appropriate...
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Distances on the Number Line 2

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Simple tasks are presented for your seventh grade math masters. They are to determine whether two numbers on a number line are equidistant from zero and what the two added together would be.
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Unit 8 Math Vocabulary Cards (Grade 6)

For Students 6th Standards
Additive inverse, expression, and irrational numbers are a few terms you'll find when you use a set of 22 flashcards designed to reinforce math vocabulary. The set includes two types of cards; a bold-faced word card, and a corresponding...
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Integers: Quick, Fun and Easy To Learn

For Students 6th Standards
A good complement to any integers unit contains a three-day lesson plan about positive and negative integers, adding and subtracting integers, and how to find the additive inverse. Additionally, it provides all necessary worksheets and...
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Easy Worksheet: Additive Inverses

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this additive inverse worksheet, students solve 8 short answer problems. Students identify the additive inverse of a given integer such as negative thirty four or positive twenty five.
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What are the Inverse Properties of Addition and Multiplication?

For Teachers 6th - 9th
The instructor demonstrates that when you add the opposite value of a given number to that number you will always get zero. Then she shows how multiplying by the inverse of any number except zero will equal 1.
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Adding and Subtracting Integers

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Middle schoolers use discs in order to add and subtract integers. There are manipulatives present so kinesthetic learners can access the curriculum. They also review the concept of the opposite of positive and negative numbers.
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Positive & Negative Numbers

For Students 6th - 8th
Young mathematicians solve and complete 22 different problems that include using a number line to evaluate. First, they define each of the terms listed. Then, pupils graph each integer on the given number line. They also evaluate each...
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Exit Ticket 6.NS.5 Item 3

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
A popular American pastime is used to assess sixth graders' understanding of integers. Looking at a series of plays from a football game, young mathematicians must determine the total number of yards gained or lost at the end of the...
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Exit Ticket 6.NS.5 Item 2

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Young mathematicians apply their knowledge of integers to help Dana figure out her finances in a short word problem. Given her weekly allowance and the amount of money she owes her brother, sixth graders must determine how much will be...
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What is It? Operations With Negative Numbers

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students review the basic skills of adding and subtracting on a number line. This provide a visual model of what they are doing and should help them explain and remember the rules of how to properly add and subtract when using negative...

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