Signed Numbers

Signed Numbers - Figure 1. A number line using integers....

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Signed Numbers (Positive Numbers and Negative Numbers) The term  signed numbers  refers to positive and negative numbers. If no sign is shown, the number  automatically is considered positive.  Number lines On a  number line , numbers to the right of 0 are positive. Numbers to the left of 0 are negative, as  shown in Figure 1. 
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Unformatted text preview: Figure 1. A number line using integers. Given any two numbers on a number line, the one on the right is always larger, regardless of its sign (positive or negative). Note that fractions may also be placed on a number line as shown in Figure 2. Figure 2. A number line using fractions....
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course MATH 1310 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '07 term at Texas State.

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