# Understand p + q as the number located a distance |q| from p, in the positive or negative direction depending on whether q is positive or negative. Show that a number and its opposite have a sum of 0 (are additive inverses). Interpret sums of rational numbers by describing real-world contexts.

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#### What are the Inverse Properties of Addition and Multiplication?

Inverse properties of addition and multiplication got you stumped? This tutorial should help! Check it out and learn these two important inverse properties.

#### How Do You Add Fractions with Different Denominators?

Trying to add fractions with unlike denominators? You're going to need a common denominator first! Follow along with this tutorial and see what you need to do to add these fractions together.

#### How Do You Add a Negative Number to a Positive Number?

How do you combine a positive and a negative number? This tutorial shows you how. You even get to see it explained with a number line!

#### How Do You Add Fractions with the Same Denominator?

While adding fractions can be hard, adding fractions with the same denominator is just as easy as adding numbers. That's why when you add fractions you first get all of them to have the same denominator, and then add them up. In this tutorial you get to see just how easy it is to add up fractions once they have the same denominator!

#### How Do You Add Decimals?

Doing math with paper and pencil can come in real handy, so make sure you're comfortable adding decimals by hand. After all, you don't want the calculator to be a crutch!

#### How Do You Add Integers Using a Number Line?

Combining integers? You could use a number line to help find the answer! In this tutorial, see how to use a number line to add together integers with the same sign and ones with opposite signs. Take a look!

#### What are the Rules for Using Absolute Values to Add Integers?

When you're combining numbers, there are some helpful rules to make that process a little easier. This tutorial shows you the rules for using absolute values to combine integers with the same sign or with opposite signs. Take a look!

#### What is the Opposite, or Additive Inverse, of a Number?

Have you ever combined two numbers together and found their sum to be zero? When that happens, those numbers are called additive inverses of each other! In this tutorial, you'll learn the definition for additive inverse and see examples of how to find the additive inverse of a given value.