# Pre-Algebra : Negative Numbers

## Example Questions

### Example Question #11 : Subtract Rational Numbers And Understand The Absolute Value Of Their Difference: Ccss.Math.Content.7.Ns.A.1c

Explanation:

Two negative signs become a plus sign. Since  is greater than  and is positive, our answer is positive. We treat as a normal subtraction.

### Example Question #12 : Subtract Rational Numbers And Understand The Absolute Value Of Their Difference: Ccss.Math.Content.7.Ns.A.1c

Explanation:

Two minus signs become a plus sign. Since  is greater than  and is negative, our answer is negative. We treat as a normal subtraction.

### Example Question #1 : Interpret Products Of Rational Numbers And Understand Properites Of Operations: Ccss.Math.Content.7.Ns.A.2a

Explanation:

When multiplying with a negative number, our answer is negative.

### Example Question #10 : Interpret Products Of Rational Numbers And Understand Properites Of Operations: Ccss.Math.Content.7.Ns.A.2a

Explanation:

When multiplying with two negative numbers, our answer is positive.

### Example Question #83 : Negative Numbers

Explanation:

When there are odd amount of negative numbers, the answer is negative when multiplied. Since three is odd, our answer is negative. We multiply from left to right.

### Example Question #7 : Divide Integers: Ccss.Math.Content.7.Ns.A.2b

Explanation:

When dividing with a negative number, our answer is negative.

### Example Question #1 : Divide Integers: Ccss.Math.Content.7.Ns.A.2b

Explanation:

When dividing with two negative numbers, our answer is positive.

### Example Question #84 : Negative Numbers

Explanation:

When dividing with an odd amount of negative values, our answer is negative. Since two is not odd, our answer will be positive. We divide from left to right.

### Example Question #11 : Understand Distances Between Numbers On A Number Line: Ccss.Math.Content.7.Ns.A.1b

Solve:

Explanation:

When adding with negative values, the sign turns negative. So now we have . Since they have the same sign, we just treat it as an addition problem and add  and then insert the negative sign in front. The answer is

Solve: