Comparing integersWhen comparing integers, you can use a number line . Any number to the right of 0 gets bigger and bigger as you move to the right. So, if the numbers are positive, the smaller number is the one closer to 0 Any number to the left of 0 gets smaller and smaller as you move to the left. So, if the numbers are negative, the bigger number is the one closer to zero Thing to remember: Numbers on the left are always smaller than numbers on the right. Example #1 Compare 3 and 2 2 is on the left of 3, so 2 is smaller than 3 Example #2 Compare 4 and 1 At first, you may have a tendency to say that 4 is bigger than 1 because 4 is bigger than 1. However, this is not the case. 1 is bigger than 4 because it is closer to 0. Also, 1 is on the right of 4 Compare 7 and 5 5 is bigger than 7





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Comparing integers
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 Multiplying integers
Division of integers
 Variables in algebra
 Linear equations
 Solving equations using addition
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 Solving multiplication equations
 Solving twostep equations


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