Adding Integers

Adding Integers

Author: Dayna White

Use, memorize, and explain the rules for adding integers (Same signs add and keep the sign; different signs subtract and use the larger number).

Song lyrics repeat integer addition rules.  Image shows text along with examples.

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Adding Integers Song

Song to the tune of Row Row Row Your Boat. Helps memorize rules for adding integers.

Source: Youtube: mathteacherrules


Write your own examples for adding integers; one for adding numbers with the same sign, and one for adding numbers with different signs.


In your own words, explain why the rules from the song work for each example.