Algebra Explained
Chapter 2
Negative Numbers

Chapter Summary

Jamie and Carter explain negative numbers and absolute value in Chapter 2. The chapter starts with Carter running out of money, again.
Carter is broke again

Then Jamie makes a trip to cold weather
Jamie gets cold

Jamie loses some negative hikers in the woods
Jamie shows that when you take away a negative things get more positive

Concepts

  • Negative numbers
  • Absolute value
  • Review of fractions
  • Review of order of operations

Real World Connections

  • Shopping
  • Weather
  • Manufacturing
  • Profit and Loss