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.

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

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

3 years ago
OpenStudy (swaugh):

yes

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

So that would be -23-11

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

When you minus something you move to the left

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

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

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

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

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

Does this seem right to you?

3 years ago
OpenStudy (swaugh):

yes it does

3 years ago
OpenStudy (swaugh):

thank you

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

You are welcome, glad I was able to help!

3 years ago