Using The Number Line

You can use the Number Line to help you to add:

5 + 3 = 8

And subtract:

6 - 5 = 1

 

It is also great to help you with negative numbers:

-3 + 2 = -1

-3 - 2 = -5

So if you get puzzling questions like "What is -6 plus 3" just use the number line!

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What Is Next

Sometimes you get questions like

3 + (-6)

Plus and Minus together?

Read about How to Add and Subtract Positive and Negative Numbers to find what to do.