...........................................................................................................................................................................................

>** Opposites of integers and absolute value** <

. |

What are integers?

Adding integers with the

same signs

Adding integers when the

signs are opposites

Subtracting integers

Dividing integers

multiplying integers

Adding integers with the

same signs

Adding integers when the

signs are opposites

Subtracting integers

Dividing integers

multiplying integers

For each positive integer, there is a negative integer, and these integers are called opposites. For example, -3 is the opposite of 3, -21 is the opposite of 21, and 8 is the opposite of -8. If an integer is greater than zero, we say that its sign is positive. If an integer is less than zero, we say that its sign is negative. |