SUBTRACTING INTEGERS When subtracting integers, change the sign on the integer that you are subtracting. If both signs are positive than the result is positive. If both signs are negative the result is negative
Comparing Integers -18 ----- -12 ----- -6----- 0 ----- 6 ----- 12 -----18 To compare 2 negative integers, take the absolute value and choose the greater number. To compare 2 positive integers, choose the greater number. To compare negative and positive integers alway know that negative is less than positive. Bigger negatives have a lower value. The further you are on the right, has a greater value even on the negative side of the timeline.