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Mary ManskeMemberJanuary 19, 2020 at 2:02 pm
@jon we worked with the number line some (we use a number line a lot so its a familiar context). I don’t think I’m confident enough in showing how dividing by a negative number works on the number line. It just sort of reverses so then it doesn’t work. Any ideas for how I can be clearer than that?