Subtracting Negative Numbers

Subtracting Negative Numbers
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How to subtract negative numbers using a number line.

  • Minus Mission - Game from Math Game Time: Minus Mission is a free math game providing practice in subtraction in a creeping slime theme. Large green slime at the top of the screen drips blobs with subtraction problems toward a robot at the bottom. Kids must fire at the slime with the correct answer.
  • How do you subtract negative numbers on a number line?
  • Why is subtracting a negative the same as adding?
This lesson explains subtraction of positive and negative numbers using a number line. It also describes each problem in two different ways. A nice way to understand operations with integers on a number line.
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Reviewed by MathVids Staff on December 21, 2008.
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