When number systems were expanded to include negative numbers, rules had to be formulated so that multiplication would be consistent regardless of the sign of the operands.
General Information
Subject(s): Mathematics
Grade Level(s): 7
Instructional Time:
8 Minute(s)
Keywords: positive integers, negative integer, operands, multiplicative identity, commutative property, distributive property
Instructional Component Type(s):
Tutorial
Resource Collection:
Mathematics - Grades 6-8 Existing Student Tutorials