Subtraction with Negatives Part 1

What is the definition of subtraction when dealing with negatives? The short video provides the definition of subtraction. Scholars observe as the presenter applies the definition to examples with negative numbers.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Provide several opportunities to practice the skill using not only integers, but all rational numbers
Classroom Considerations

  • The class must understand how to add rational numbers
  • Pupils should understand how to find the negative of a negative number

  • Works an example with a regular subtraction problem
  • Applies the definition in both directions

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