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Lesson 3: Intro to subtracting negative numbers

# Number equations & number lines

Integer equations to describe diagram.

## Want to join the conversation?

• why do you put ( ) on a negative number
• it helps you know wether or not it is a negative number.
• I mathematically hate math
• Bruh, my mom said that to get screen time I have to study for 120 minutes, I'm just watching this video to make time pass.
• I don't mean to offend, but studying for two hours should be manageable for you, even if it's seventh grade math. Instead of pitying yourself, you should feel grateful that your mom is invested in your future. Her insistence on your studying is to help you succeed, not to do her a favor. I'm not trying to argue with you, I just want to encourage you. You are capable of achieving anything if you put in the effort to study. So, @Vuyyuru and Yasshwanth, how do you feel now? I hope my words have lifted your spirits and motivated you.
• What is this comment section?
• I'm looking at this vidio for energy points(no jokes), because it is to easy
• ``if (x < 0) {    return;}``
• Hi you why is my life important
• in different situations
• why are negative numbers in brackets? For example, 14 + (-12)=
• To help tell that it is a negative number. In simpler form to separate it ,which makes it easier to tell the difference. For example let’s say I got this .
6- - 8
It is a bit harder to tell the difference. So now let me put it in parentheses.
6-(-8)
It separates the negative 8 from the negative sign making it easier to tell, but you don’t HAVE to put it. It just makes it easier to solve. Hope this helps!