1. David said he could model the multiplication (+3) x (-7) using 3 red chips and 7 blue chips.
A) Do you agree with David? Explain.
B) What chips would you use to show (+3) x (-7)? Explain
A) No, because you aren't removing, therefore you don't need any red chips.
B) I would use 21 blue chips. 7 chips in 3 different groups. I think this because (+3) x (-7) means make 3 groups of (-7).
8. Write each expression as repeated edition.
A) (+7) x (+2) = 2+2+2+2+2+2+2
B) (+4) x (-9) = (-9)+(-9)+(-9)+(-9)
12. What mulitplication statement does each set of diagrams represent?
A) (-1) x (+7) = (-7)
B) (-2) x (-5) = (+10)
15. An aircraft descends at 3m/s for 12s. Use multiplication of 2 integers to represent the situation. How far does the aircraft descend?
A) (+3) x (+12) The aircraft has descended 36m.
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