Common Core Standards: Math
The Number System 7.NS.A.1
1. Apply and extend previous understandings of addition and subtraction to add and subtract rational numbers; represent addition and subtraction on a horizontal or vertical number line diagram.
If it ain't broke, don't fix it, right? That's pretty much the mantra in this standard, which takes a close look at addition and subtraction of rational numbers. Lucky for your students, a lot of the same rules for integers will work here.
With a few minor tweaks, students will be able to use what they already know about addition and subtraction and apply it to rational numbers—i.e., anything that can be expressed as a fraction. They'll also be looking at visual, geometric interpretations of addition/subtraction, positive/negative numbers, and additive inverses. It's number line time, y'all.
- Number Line Subtraction - Math Shack
- Integer Subtraction - Math Shack
- Addition and Subtraction of Rational Numbers and Expressions - Math Shack
- Adding and Subtracting Rational Numbers - Math Shack
- Combine an Integer and a Fraction - Math Shack
- Absolute Value Linear Inequality - Math Shack
- Number Line Absolute Value Arithmetic - Math Shack
- Word Problems with Rational Numbers - Math Shack
- Subtracting Fractions with Like Denominators - Math Shack
- Vertical and Horizontal Distances on the Coordinate Plane - Math Shack