OpenStudy (swaugh):

help I give medals Which of the following could be the second step in finding the sum negative twenty-three plus negative elevenusing a number line with intervals at every integer? Move twenty-three intervals to the left from zero. Move eleven intervals to the left from negative twenty-three. Move twenty-three intervals to the right from negative eleven. Move eleven intervals to the right from negative twenty-three.

2 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

Okay so the sum is -23 +-11, right?

2 years ago
OpenStudy (swaugh):

yes

2 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

So that would be -23-11

2 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

When you minus something you move to the left

2 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

You are subtracting 11, and you are started from the number -23.

2 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

So I would say that you move 11 to the left, from -23. (the second option you listed)

2 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

Does this seem right to you?

2 years ago
OpenStudy (swaugh):

yes it does

2 years ago
OpenStudy (swaugh):

thank you

2 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

You are welcome, glad I was able to help!

2 years ago