Mathematics 7

# Surf for More Math

## Lesson 1 - Comparing Positive and Negative Numbers

Use these activities to encourage your child to have fun on the Web while learning about comparing positive and negative numbers.

### Goal

Compare and order positive and negative numbers.

### Builds Upon

Student Book pages 186-189

### Instructions for Use

Introduction to Integers lets your child practice working with positive and negative numbers.

To use Compare and Order Integers, read through the Web page and try the exercises at the bottom. Enter the answer in the text box next to "ANSWER BOX". Click the "ENTER" button to check your answer. To change your answer, click the "CLEAR" button.

Comparing Integers lets your child compare positive and negative numbers.

To use Comparing Integers, click the "START" button. Determine if the first number is greater than, less than, or the same as the second number. Click appropriate button to answer the question. The text box below the question will indicate if you entered the correct answer.

Note: The given numbers may be too difficult for Grade 7 students. You may want to suggest that your child try this activity only if he or she feels very comfortable with one- and two-digit integers.