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Adding Integers using the Number Line

Videos, examples, solutions, worksheets, stories and songs to help Grade 6 students learn how to add integers using the number line.

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The following figures show how to add integers using the number line. Scroll down the page for more examples and solutions.

Add Integers Number Line

Rules for adding integers using the number line:
  • To add a positive integer, move to the right on the number line.
  • To add a negative integer, move to the left on the number line.
Adding Integers Using a Number Line
This video shows how to add integers using a number line.
Add using a number line
5 + (-7), -2 + 6, -3 + (-5), 2 + 4

Addition / Adding Integers by Using a Number Line
Using a number line is one way to think about what we are doing when adding / subtracting integers. It provides a nice visual representation of what we are doing.
Use a number line to add the following: 2 + (-6) Adding Integers (using the number line)
3 + 5, 3 + (-5), -6 + 2 Adding integers using the number line
-2 + (-4), -7 + 4, 2 + 3 Using the Number Line to add integers
-2 + (-3), 2 + 3, -2 + 3, 2 + (-3), -10 + 12, 2 + (-8), -5 + (-3), 2 + 3 Adding Integers using the number line and zero pairs
-5 + 3, 3 + (-6), -2 + (-4)

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