September 30, 2022

# Integers

IntegersIntegers are like whole numbers but also contain negative numbers, they can either be positive or negative. For example 5, 6, 2,15, 0, 8, -3, -12, -7 etc.

Positive integers 1,2,3,4Negative integers -1,-2,-7,-9,-8Rational numbers are numbers that are represented either by infraction or whole numbers. For example 1/2, 0.5, 7/5, 0.4.

They can be a proper or improper fraction.Number lineThe number line is straight, represented equally with numbers.

On the right-hand side of the number line, is addition, while on the left-hand side is subtraction.

Other words that can be used in place of subtraction, includes:

Negative

Withdraw

Loss

Reduction

Removal

Other words that can be used in place of Addition, includes

Positive

Gain

Increase

Rise

For example, -8 is greater than – 2, which means if George owes Ben 2 dollars, Bill owes Ben 8 dollars which is greater? 8 dollars. -8 is greater than -2.-8 -2= -10.

Florin is owing 8 dollars and he is also owing 2 dollars, how much is the owing altogether? 10 dollars. – 8 – 2= -10.

Let’s move to the addition5 + 5= 106 + 2 =8- 5 + 8 = 3You have 8 dollars and you owe 5 dollars when you pay the 5 dollars you owe, you will have 3 dollars to yourself.

Try these out – 4 – 6 =- 2 – 5 =- 6 + 3 =- 5 + 9 =-1 + 8 =