What operation does this problem have? Are the signs the same? Are the signs the same? No Yes Subtract and keep the sign of the larger. Add like normal and keep the sign Yes (keep-change-flip) Keep the first term, change the operation to addition and flip the sign of the second term. Now use the rules for adding integers. Divide like normal answer is positive. Divide like normal answer is negative. Are the signs the same? Yes Multiply like normal the answer is positive. No No Multiply like normal the answer is negative.