# Algebra Rules

 The flashcards below were created by user donchering on FreezingBlue Flashcards. Integer Rules for Addition 1. If the Signs are the same,______? 2. If the signs are different,________? 1. add the numbers and keep the sign. 2. subtract the numbers and keep the sign of the number with the largest absolute value. 2. Subtraction: Add the opposite 1. Keep the first number the ____? 2. Change the subtraction sign to ___? 3. Change the sign of the _____ number to it's _____ sign 1. same2. addition3. second/opposite 3. Multiplication and Division 1. If the signs are the same, the answer is ____? 2. If the signs are different, the answer is ____? 1. positive2. negative Golden Rule for Solving Equations Whatever you do to one side of the equation, you must do to the other side. Combining Like Terms Like terms are two or more terms that contain the same _______/ Variable 3x, 8x, 9x, are like terms3x, 3y are not like terms Distributive Property 3(x+5) = ________? -2(y-5) = ________? 5(2x-6) = _______? 3x+15 Multiply the 3 times x and 5-2y+10 Multiply -2 times y and -5=10x-30 Multiply 5 times 2x and -6 Authordonchering ID76621 Card SetAlgebra Rules DescriptionSolving equatioons Updated2011-04-01T16:33:00Z Show Answers