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2-107.

Show the numbers of + and − pieces represented by each expression below. Sketch each model and state the number that it represents.

1. $(−2)+(−6)$

Sketch a model of the integers.

From the model, determine what the expression represents.

For more help, look at the Math Notes in Lesson 2.3.1.

$-8$

1. $(−2)+4+(−2)$

Use part (a) as a guide for this problem. Remember to look for and eliminate zeros.

Draw a diagram to model this expression. This expression represents 0.

1. $5+(−8)$

Use part (a) as a guide for solving this problem.