It’s Below Freezing in All 50 States

Posted: November 19, 2014 in Advance, Off the Beaten Math, Periods 1&2, Periods 3&4

Understand that positive and negative numbers are used together to describe quantities having opposite directions or values; use positive and negative numbers to represent quantities in real-world contexts, explaining the meaning of 0 in each situation.

Recognize opposite signs of numbers as indicating locations on opposite sides of 0 on the number line; recognize that the opposite of the opposite of a number is the number itself.

Interpret statements of inequality as statements about the relative position of two numbers on a number line diagram.

Write, interpret, and explain statements of order for rational numbers in real-world contexts.

Understand the absolute value of a rational number as its distance from 0 on the number line; interpret absolute value as magnitude for a positive or negative quantity in a real-world situation.



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