Addition on a Number Line

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Lesson Summary:

In this lesson, Professor Perez teaches how to add integers using a number line. He explains that when adding on a number line, you move to the right for positive numbers and to the left for negative numbers. Through various examples, he demonstrates how to add positive and negative numbers on a number line and how to solve equations involving addition of integers. This lesson is a great starting point for anyone who wants to gain a better understanding of addition on a number line.

Lesson Description:

Learning how to add integers using a number line.

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 on a number line?
  • How do you add positive and negative integers using a number line?
  • What number needs to be added to -5 to get 2?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This video explains how to add numbers using a number line. Both positive and negative whole numbers are added in this video. Adding is explained as moving to the right on the number line. At the end of the video, the video asks what number needs to be added to -5 to get 2.
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    i love math