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Module by: Denny Burzynski, Wade Ellis. E-mail the authorsEdited By: Math Editors

Summary: This module contains the learning objectives for the chapter "Signed Numbers" from Fundamentals of Mathematics by Denny Burzynski and Wade Ellis, jr.

After completing this chapter, you should

Variables, Constants, and Real Numbers ((Reference))

  • be able to distinguish between variables and constants
  • be able to recognize a real number and particular subsets of the real numbers
  • understand the ordering of the real numbers

Signed Numbers ((Reference))

  • be able to distinguish between positive and negative real numbers
  • be able to read signed numbers
  • understand the origin and use of the double-negative product property

Absolute Value ((Reference))

  • understand the geometric and algebraic definitions of absolute value

Addition of Signed Numbers ((Reference))

  • be able to add numbers with like signs and with unlike signs
  • be able to use the calculator for addition of signed numbers

Subtraction of Signed Numbers ((Reference))

  • understand the definition of subtraction
  • be able to subtract signed numbers
  • be able to use a calculator to subtract signed numbers

Multiplication and Division of Signed Numbers ((Reference))

  • be able to multiply and divide signed numbers
  • be able to multiply and divide signed numbers using a calculator

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