How To: Add and subtract integers in algebra

Add and subtract integers in algebra

When adding and subtracting integers, follow these math rules:

Adding Integers
(+) + (+) = positive (add the absolute values)
(-) + (-) = negative (add the absolute values)
(+) + (-) = ? (subtract the absolute values)
(-) + (+) = ? (subtract the absolute values)

Note: (+) means positive, (-) means negative, and (?) represents the sign of the greatest number in absolute value.

Watch the above video to learn how to add integers.

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