The rules for adding integers were pretty simple:

First...check the signs.

First...check the signs.

If the signs are the same:--- Add the numbers --- Keep the same sign example: 5 + 8 a positive plus a positive =13 equals a positive -4 + (-6) a negative plus a negative = -10 equals a negative | If the signs are different--Find the difference -- Keep the sign of the number with the biggest absolute value example: 4 + (-5) = -1 -5 has the bigger absolute value, so the answer must be negative! 6 + (-4) = 2 6 has the bigger absolute value, so the answer must be positive! |

We also answered some word problems that involved subtracting integers. Remember, subtracting was the same as adding the opposite.

We also answered some word problems that involved subtracting integers. Remember, subtracting was the same as adding the opposite.

## Here are some videos to help you out:

**Adding/Subtracting negative numbers**

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