Unlocking the Structure of Positive and Negative Numbers

  • Unlocking the Structure of Positive and Negative Numbers

    Jessica Pierson Bishop, Lisa L. Lamb, Randolph A. Philipp, Ian Whitacre, and Bonnie P. Schappelle
    Reasoning about integers provides students with rich opportunities to look for and make use of structure.
    The following problem involves basic integer arithmetic. How would you solve it? How do you think your students would solve it?