Adding Negative Numbers with ASL Interpreter

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Taught by muchomath
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Lesson Summary:

In this lesson, Mr. Perez and his assistant, Charlie, teach how to add negative numbers using a number line and sign language interpretation. They start with basic subtraction, then use the commutative property for addition to show how negative numbers can be added. Through several examples, they demonstrate how adding a negative number is the same as subtraction, and encourage students to write out the middle steps to help them better understand the concept. The lesson emphasizes the importance of practice and encourages students to keep working towards mastering this skill.

Lesson Description:

How to add negative numbers using a number line, with sign language interpretation.

Created by and copyright of Larry Perez. Funded by the state of California through Saddleback College. More information on videos, resources, and lessons at Algebra2Go.

Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you add negative numbers on a number line?
  • How do you subtract integers using a number line?
  • Why is subtracting the same as adding a negative?
  • Where can I find a video for adding and subtracting numbers on a number line with an ASL sign language interpreter?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This is a fun lesson for learning how to add negative and positive numbers using a number line. You will also learn about changing subtraction to adding a negative, and the commutative property of addition. A nice basic math video with a sign language interpreter for the hearing impaired.
  • lateefah

    • Currently 5.0/5 Stars.
    now i can do my math homework i never seen anything so funy in my life