## Subtract Integers on a Number Line

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# Subtract Integers on a Number Line

Model each subtraction problem on the number line. Write your answer as an equation.

- 7 − 4
- 3 − 10
- −5 − (−9)
- 1 − (−5)
- −2 − 3
- −4 − (−4)
- −7 − (−6)
- Create your own equation by subtracting any two integers.

INTERACTIVE: Number Line Tool

## Hint:

To figure out which direction to go in order to subtract the second number, think back to the balloon model. Think of subtracting a positive number as removing heat from air and subtracting a negative number as removing weight.