Help in decision making for adding and subtracting +/ Integers










Is your problem an addition (+) or subtracting () problem?


Addition (+)


Are the signs the same?
 YES

Add and keep the same sign

 




NO





Subtraction ()

 

Subtract and take the sign of the larger number.

 
 









Keep 1st number, Change operation, Change sign of 2nd number.


Are the signs the same?
 YES

Add and keep the same sign.

 
 


NO









Subtract and take the sign of the larger number.

 
 
 










 
 
 
 










 
 
 
 










 
 
 
 








