Posted by **chachis** on Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at 12:22pm.

Explain how to find the sum negative sixty-five plus positive forty-one using a number line, then give the answer.

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at 1:28pm
Move 65 places to the left of 0. Then move 41 places to the right.

41 - 65 = -24

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**Henry**, Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at 5:28pm
Subtract the smaller number(41) from

the larger number(65) and use the sign of the larger number:

-65 + 41 = -24.

OR 41 + (-65) = -24.

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