Teacher2Teacher |
Q&A #19200 |
From:
<Hamnett4@gmail.com>
To: Teacher2Teacher Service
Date: Jan 02, 2008 at 10:49:05
Subject: Negative numbers
Teachers in the lower grades often tell the students that "you can't take 8 from 7" for example. I am trying to find the best way to explain to a student who has not learned about negative numbers yet that although they have not learned it yet, you actually can take 8 from 7. Any ideas or direction on this??? Thanks!!
Post a public
discussion message
Ask Teacher2Teacher a new question
[Privacy Policy] [Terms of Use]
Math Forum Home ||
The Math Library ||
Quick Reference ||
Math Forum Search