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. 0 0 ______ _______ Use the given number lines to model the given equations 4. -4 + (-1) = _____ 0 5. 3 + (-2) = _____ 0 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 5 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.