# Opposites Sum Is 0 Math Games

2 games

In this series of games, your students will learn how to describe situations in which opposite quantities combine to make 0.  The Describe Why Opposites Sum Is 0 learning objective — based on CCSS and state standards — delivers improved student engagement and academic performance in your classroom, as demonstrated by research. This learning objective directly references 7.NS.A.1.a as written in the common core national math standards.

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## Concepts Covered

A fundamental fact about addition of rational numbers is that p + (-p) = 0 for any rational number p. A number and its opposite are referred to as additive inverses and always are = 0 when added together.

Use situations to describe why this is true (An elevator goes up three floors then down three floors etc.)

In total, there are two games in this learning objective, including:

A preview of each game in the learning objective is found below.

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