Multiplying with Negative Numbers

Multiplying with Negative Numbers
Multiplying with Negative Numbers
Multiplying with Negative Numbers

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Multiplying with Negative Numbers

Students learn about multiplying with negative numbers.  As learning progresses more able students are challenged to raise numbers to a power.The start of the lesson is used to recap addition and subtraction of negatives.  In the main part of the lesson students learn how to multiply with positive and negative numbers using a written method.  At the end of the lesson students create a range of products using a fixed set of numbers.
Differentiated Learning Objectives
  • All students should be able to use a number line to calculate the product of a positive and negative integer.
  • Most students should be able to calculate the product of negative and positive integers.
  • Some students should be able to evaluate a positive and negative base raised to a power.
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