1.
Decide whether the number represents a positive number, negative number, or zero.
Correct Answer
C. Zero
Explanation
Zero. There are 5 negatives and 5 positives. This mat will create 5 zero pairs, with no cubes left.
2.
Decide whether the number represents a positive number, negative number, or zero.
Correct Answer
A. Positive number
Explanation
Positive Number. There are 4 negatives and 5 positives. This mat will create 4 zero pairs, with 1 positive cube left.
3.
Decide whether the number represents a positive number, negative number, or zero.
Correct Answer
A. Positive number
Explanation
Positive Number. There are 5 negatives and 6 positives. This mat will create 5 zero pairs, with 1 positive cube left.
4.
Decide whether the number represents a positive number, negative number, or zero.
Correct Answer
B. Negative number
Explanation
Negative Number. There are 8 negatives and 4 positives. This mat will create 4 zero pairs, with 4 negative cubes left.
5.
Decide whether the number represents a positive number, negative number, or zero.
Correct Answer
B. Negative number
Explanation
Negative Number. There are 5 negatives and 3 positives. This mat will create 3 zero pairs, with 2 negative cubes left.
6.
Decide whether the number represents a positive number, negative number, or zero.
Correct Answer
C. Zero
Explanation
Zero. There are 3 negatives and 3 positives. This mat will create 3 zero pairs, with no cubes left.
7.
Decide whether the number represents a positive number, negative number, or zero.
Correct Answer
C. Negative number
Explanation
Negative Number. There is 1 negative and 0 positives. This mat will not create any zero pairs, with 1 negative cube left.
8.
Decide whether the number represents a positive number, negative number, or zero.
Correct Answer
B. Positive number
Explanation
Positive Number. There are 4 negatives and 8 positives. This mat will create 4 zero pairs, with 4 positive cubes left.
9.
Decide whether the number represents a positive number, negative number, or zero.
Correct Answer
A. Zero
Explanation
Zero. There are 4 negatives and 4 positives. This mat will create 4 zero pairs, with 0 cubes left.
10.
Decide whether the number represents a positive number, negative number, or zero.
Correct Answer
B. Positive number
Explanation
Positive Number. There are 1 negative and 2 positives. This mat will create 1 zero pair, with 1 positive cube left.
11.
Decide whether the number represents a positive number, negative number, or zero.
Correct Answer
A. Zero
Explanation
Zero. There are 6 negatives and 6 positives. This mat will create 6 zero pairs, with 0 cubes left.
12.
Decide whether the number represents a positive number, negative number, or zero.
Correct Answer
C. Negative number
Explanation
Negative Number. There are 8 negatives and 7 positives. This mat will create 7 zero pairs, with 1 negative cube left.