Rules for Integers
Rules for integers
 
Adding and subtracting....
 
positive + positive = positive
 
negative + negative = add the two numbers and the answer will be negative
Example:  -5+-5=-10 or the same problem could be written in this form -5-5=-10
 
If you have a positive and a negative number to find the answer you will subtract and take the sign of the largest number.
Example:  -5+2=-3 or 2-5=-3
 
Multiplying and Dividing.....
 
positive x positive = positive
 
positive x negative = negative
 
negative x negative = positive
 
positive/positive = positive
 
positive/negative = negative
 
negative/positive = negative
 
negative/negative = positive