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Integer addition, learn about integer addition with example problems and interactive exercises..

Solution: This problem is quite simple: just add $3 and $6 and the result is $9.

Rule: The sum of two negative integers is a negative integer.

Rule: The sum of two positive integers is a positive integer.

Do not confuse the sign of the integer with the operation being performed. Remember that:

+ 29 + + 16 = + 45 is read as Positive 29 plus positive 16 equals positive 45.

1. Find the absolute value of each integer.

2. Subtract the smaller number from the larger number you get in Step 1.

3. The result from Step 2 takes the sign of the integer with the greater absolute value.

Example 3: Find the sum of + 7 and - 4.

Step 1: | + 7| = 7 and | - 4| = 4

Step 3: The number 3 will take a positive sign since + 7 is farther from zero than - 4.

Solution 2: If you start with $7 and you owe $4, then you end up with $3.

Example 4: Find the sum of - 9 and + 5.

Step 1: | - 9| = 9 and | + 5| = 5

Step 3: The number 4 will take a negative sign since - 9 is farther from 0 than + 5.

Solution 2: If you owe $9 and you are paid $5, then you are still short $4.

Example 5: Find the sum of + 6 and - 7.

Step 1: | + 6| = 6 and | - 7| = 7

Step 3: The number 1 will take a negative sign since - 7 is farther from 0 than + 6.

Solution 2: If you start with $6 and you owe $7, then you are still short $1.

Example 6: Find the sum of - 6 and + 7.

Step 1: | - 6| = 6 and | + 7| = 7

Step 3: The number 1 will take a positive sign since + 7 is farther from 0 than - 6.

Solution 2: If you owe $6 and you are paid $7, then you end up with $1.

Example 7: Find the sum of + 9 and - 9.

Step 1: | + 9| = 9 and | - 9| = 9

Step 3: The integer 0 has no sign.

Solution 2: If you start with $9 and you owe $9, then you end up with $0.

Rule: The sum of any integer and its opposite is equal to zero.

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## Using the Number Line

When we add , we move right on the number line.

When we subtract , we move left on the number line

## Adding Integers

To evaluate –3 + 2 , we start at –3 and move 2 places to the right

## Subtracting integers

To evaluate –3 – 2 , we start at –3 and move 2 places to the left

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## Using Rules to Add Integers

(+7) + (+ 4) = + 11 (– 8) + (– 9) = – 17

(– 9) + (+ 7) = – 2 (– 3) + (+ 5) = + 2

The sum of an integer and its opposite is equal to zero

(– 9) + (+ 9) = 0 (– 3) + (+ 3) = 0

How to use the rules to add integers?

## Using Rules to Subtract Integers

Subtracting a positive is the same as adding a negative. 3 − (4) = 3 + (−4)

Subtracting a negative is the same as adding a positive. 3 − (− 4) = 3 + 4

We then follow the rules for adding integers.

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