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