Unit 3, Lesson 3, Grade 6 icon
Unit 3, Lesson 3

Real-World Positive and Negative Numbers and Zero (Continued)

EngageNY 45 min(s)

Students use positive and negative numbers to indicate a change (gain or loss) in elevation with a fixed reference point, temperature, and the balance in a bank account. Students choose an appropriate scale for the number line when given a set of positive and negative numbers to graph. A Look at Sea Level The purpose of this example is for students to understand how negative and positive numbers can be used to represent real-world situations involving elevation.

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