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JOURNAL #20 OCTOBER 4, 2011 TAKE OUT BOTH PARTS OF 2.2 TO CORRECT. STAPLE THEM. YOU NEED 2 NEW PIECES OF PAPER Subtracting integers CHAPTER 2.3 STEPS TO SUBTRACTING INTEGERS 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Write down the problem Lay down the first integer Add zero pairs until you have what you need Take away the second integer . Write your answer REMEMBER ZERO PAIRS….. Copy each problem. Draw pictures to show what is happening. Add zero pairs until you have enough to take away what you need to. You have to add zero pairs until you have enough to take away what you need to. You have to add zero pairs until you have enough to take away what you need to. Example of great pictures Example of great pictures THERE HAS TO BE AN EASIER WAY!!! a - (-b) = a+b 1. LEAVE THE FIRST #ALONE 2.CHANGE FROM SUBTRACT TO ADD 3.OPPOSITE OF THE 2ND # Remember…only change subtract to add. DO NOT change add to subtract.