Ladies and gentlemen, children of all ages! Get ready to erase all of your childhood memories for subtraction is a myth! Kind of a sad realization isn't it?

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*Subtraction is a myth, find the Myth Busters*."-Mr. Harbeck

So how do you solve a 'subtraction' question like (+8)-(+2)? By

*adding the opposite*ofcourse!For example:

Here is another example:

(+4) - (-3) =

(+4) + (+3) = +7

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*Note that the first integer in the question does not change*.

The

**homework**is page 46 A. in the yellow math booklet,*questions 1-45*. Three questions have to be done with algebra tiles.Algebra tiles are drawn like this:

Yes, you have to draw both of the opposites (positive

*and*negative) and take away the integer that is from the original question.A video about subtracting integers:

The next scribe shall be Nikki Lopez.

linda 8-17said...GOOD JOB, GIZZLE ! The pictures are well done ;D

October 27, 2008 at 6:47 PM

NickyD817said...Wow, so many colours! Anyways good scribe and nice pictures by the way. =)

October 27, 2008 at 9:57 PM

camille817said...GIZZLE!

I know my comment is veeerrrry late but I forgot how to subtract integers for the test tomorrow thanks!:)

November 25, 2008 at 10:02 PM