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## Award in Mathematics -

## Number and Measure (Level 1)

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## Topic 7: Negative integers

Negative integers are integers with a value less than zero.

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A number line is a good way to visualise negative integers.

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Most Level 1 exam questions on negative integers can be answered by using a number line like this, simply by moving up or down the line.

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Here are some examples.

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3 – 8 = -5

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-4 + 10 = 6

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-1 – 6 = -7

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-7 + 5 = -2

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###### Negative integers

###### Positive integers

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