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From: Ellie
To: Teacher2Teacher Service
Date: Sep 19, 2002 at 13:31:05
Subject: Integers

I am teaching my 5/6 grader how to add/subtract integers. I have told him
how two negatives equal a positive, but I can't explain it using the number
line.  I could just tell him it is a rule so there, but I want to be able
to explain it better.
Thanks,
Elizabeth

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