 ```Name: ______________________________________________
Date: _____________________
Independent Practice: Adding Integers and Rational Numbers
1. Construct a Number line with integers (negative and positive numbers)
0
Using the number lines below show 4 and  2 and give its absolute value. (Remember absolute value
is distance.)
2.
3.
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Use the given number lines to model the given equations
4. -4 + (-1) = _____
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5. 3 + (-2) = _____
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6. What is the rule for adding integers and rational numbers with the same signs:
7. What is the rule for adding integers and rational numbers with different signs:
8. Why do the rules for adding integers always work?
9. Christy hikes up a mountain 7
4
2
yards . She realizes that her water bottle fell 2 yards down the
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5
mountain. Where is the water bottle at? Write and solve an addition equation to represent the
situation.
10. Roy wrote a check to for \$5.46 for paying for his lunch. Roy checks his account discovers that his
account is in the negative \$20. How much money will be in the account after the check process? Write
and solve an addition equation to represent the situation.
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