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Negative number basics
What are negative numbers? When do we use them? Where do we find them on the number line? What is the "opposite" of a number? Let's learn what happens in the world below zero!
Mysterious negative numbers! What ARE they? They are numbers less than zero. If you understand the nature of below zero temperatures, you can understand negative numbers. We'll help.
Practice explaining the meaning of negative numbers in different scenarios.
Identify positive and negative integers on the number line.
Given a few negative numbers on a number line, let's see if we can determine what negative numbers are elsewhere on the number line.
Practice more challenging problems where you identify positive and negative integers on a number line that doesn't have zero labeled.
These example exercises require us to interpret a number line in order to locate where our positive and negative decimals should be placed.
Practice placing positive and negative decimal numbers on the number line.
We're mixing it up by placing both fractions and decimals on the same number line. Great practice because you need to move effortlessly between the two.
Practice placing positive and negative fractions and decimals on the number line.
Practice finding the opposites of numbers. Numbers are opposites when they're on opposite sides of the number line the same distance from zero.
Practice solving more challenging problems finding the opposites of numbers. Numbers are opposites when they're on opposite sides of the number line the same distance from zero.