Multiply a Negative Integer by a Positive Integer by Thinking About Equal Groups

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Multiplying with negatives can be a concept that is hard to visualize. This video demonstrates with a product box how to create "zero pairs" and remove the positives to result in a negative solution. It explains what a product box is and how we use the plus and minus signs as numbers. This is the fourth video in a six-part series. Use the prior video to show multiplication with the positive number first. 

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Pros

  • Introduces a visual representation of multiplying a negative by a positive
  • Use the extension activities in slides for more practice and quick quiz
  • Notes template provided as graphic organizer
Cons

  • May be a new concept for some learners, therefore requiring extra practice
  • Does not show how to multiply when negative is the second factor
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