Math Problem of the Week- September 27th

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Hi guys! Here is this week’s math problem for you to solve!

Math Problem 13

Use the figure above to solve the 3 multiplying integer problems. Remember- when multiplying integers, if you have a negative and a positive, you will get a negative. If you have both the same sides, you will get a positive. Picture facing the negative or positive direction on the number line (whether the number is – or +) and go forwards or backwards, depending on + or -, the amount of times the question is asking you. Stuck? Need to check your answers? Click “Continue Reading” below.

Thanks for reading!

Gabe

ANSWERS BELOW

You face the negative direction on a number line, go forward 2 spaces 5 times. You get an answer of -10.

You face the negative direction on a number line, go backward 3 spaces 3 times. You get an answer of 9.

You face the positive direction on a number line, go forward 5 spaces 7 times. You get an answer of 35.

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