# Addition of Integers on the Number Line

- Author:
- Guillermo Bautista

## I. Number as Movement

1.) On the number line, the point 0 is called the **origin**. In terms of movement, what does 5 mean?

2.) In terms of movement, what does -3 mean?

## II. Addition of Integers

1.) Use the sliders above to add 2 and 3. In terms of movement, what does 2 + 3 mean?

2.) Use the sliders above to add -3 and -4. In terms of movement, what does (-3) + (-4) mean?

3.) Based on your answer above, what is the sum (-3) + (-4)?

4.) Use the sliders above to add -6 and 3. In terms of movement, what does (-6) + (3) mean?

5.) Based on your answer above, what is the sum (-6) + (3)?

6.) Using the sliders above to add 6 and -3. In terms of movement, what does 6 + (-3) mean?

7.) Based on your answer above, what is the sum (6) + (-3)?

8.) Based on your observation above, write your thoughts about adding integers that are (1) both positive (2) both negative (3) positive and negative