Adding Integers - Tanka :
most of the times its easy.
when the hard times come,
negative plus positive,
zero pairs comes to help you.
Subtracting Integers - Haiku :
add the opposite,
because there's nothing to it.
you never subtract.
Partitive division - Picture :
Quotive Division - Tanka :
asking the questions,
a quotitive division.
six goes into two,
just group six into two groups.
cant be in quadrant four and two.
Rule for multiplying - Free verse :
When an even amount of negative is being multiplied,
the product is always a positive.
When an odd amount of negative is being multiplied,
the product is always a negative.
second chapter, script :
combining like terms;
bella: hey edward, can you help me with something?
i cant seem to figure out this math i have been working on.
edward: oh, hi. Bella. i haven't talk to you in a while.
im happy to help you with anything. so, whats the combining like terms question?
i learned about those already, so i think i can help you.
bella: well good then. hm, the question is, n+3-5n+12?
i was working on it for a long time last night. i came up with ..
-6n +15. am i right ?
edward: i believe you're wrong bella. let me see, there is two terms only right?
bella: i think so, "n" + 5 is one term 12 +3 is another term?
edward: you're right bella. good you have already combined them together.
now we just have to add the math signs. it should look like ..
n-5n+3+12. do you think you can try answering that one?
bella: ill try. let me see. n-5 = -4n and 3+12 = 15.
if you add then together you should get.. -4n+15.
edward: you're right bella.
bella: thanks edward, that helps a lot. you've been a big help.
you're the best, sadly its getting late, i should get going.
edward: my pleasure, im always here to help.
nice seeing you again, hope you'll come back sometime.
bella: dont worry ill come back soon. see you soon.
bella: hey, edward are you here. i need help on distributive property.
edward: im right here bella. distributive property is what you say.
i think i can help you with that one too.
edward: okay, whats the deal with this distributive property?
bella: the question is 2+4(3n+8). i came up with 12n+10, am i right?
edward: i think you're wrong, lets see. we have to get rid of the brackets first.
bella: you have to multiply 4 by each number inside the brackets right?
edward: yes, you're right.
bella: it will look like.. 24x3n and 4x8. 4x3n=12n and 4x8=32. okay, it'll be..
12n+32+2. add the 32+2 first. which will be 34. so, i think its going to be 12n+34. right?
edward: yes, yes. very good bella.
bella: nice, thank you edward. i learned a lot.
edward: you're so welcome. im glad i can help again.
bella: anyways, i have to head home. ill come back soon.
edward: okay then, goodbye bella. take care.