Today's lesson is on learning how to add and subtract integers. You will be learning a song that will help you add and subtract integers. Its a quick and easy song to learn and I promise you this song will help you for the rest of your life! Are you ready to start singing class?! Lets go!
First I will explain what are integers and a few definitions.
This right here is the lyrics to the song. The rhythm or tune to the song is the same as the song "Row, Row, Row Your Boat". So if you know that song, then you can defiantly sing this new song. The name of this song that you are about to sing is called "Same Signs Add and Keep". Here is the lyrics to the song:
Same signs, add and keep
Different signs, subtract
Use the sign of the bigger number
Then you'll be exact!
See, that's all students, it's short and simple and easy to remember.
This video will show you how the song is suppose to sound and how to sing it. It also shows you an example of a math problem. Sing along with the song so you can get some practice in there.
Here are some practice problems for adding and subtracting integers. Remember to use the song to help you. Please complete full worksheet because I will be collecting it in class and going over it. The answers are there to check your answers.