© 2014 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
Basic Operations

Basic Operations

Example 1

ProblemSigns same or different?Answer
(-7) x (-8)Same+56
120/(-12)Different-10
(-13) x 2Different-26
98/2Same+49

Look Out: after students learn the rules for multiplication and division, they often want to apply these rules to addition as well. Be careful, they only work for multiplication and division.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement