Grade 6 Mathematics Module 3, Topic A, Lesson 5

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Student Outcomes

  • Students understand that, for instance, the opposite of -5 is denoted -(-5) and is equal to 5.  In general, they know that the opposite of the opposite is the original number; e.g., -(-a) = a.
  • Students locate and position opposite numbers on a number line.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
6.NS.6.a Recognize opposite signs of numbers as indicating locations on opposite sides of 0 on the number...
6.NS.6.c Find and position integers and other rational numbers on a horizontal or vertical number line...

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