Before the first week of school at Computech, I was no good with integers. It blew my mind that -3 could be multiplied by 4. And when my techers would tell me the answer, I always wondered, why? Then, when I school started, my algebra teacher, told us that we would be reviewing integers. I thought I was going to be kicked out of algebra. Then the teacher told us so many different ways to think about integers. All of the tricks he showed us made it so easy. One of the best tricks, that I like, is that when you are multiplying or dividing integers, you count how many negative numbers there are, and if there is an odd number of negatives, the answer will be negetive. And if there is an even amount of negetives, then it is going to be positive. For example: -2x 3x -6= 36.

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    Author: Vahae O.

    These Math Mondays blogs are about various subjects and problems with math. There are also simple math tricks on different things stated.