Question 1:

(+4) + (+7)= (+11)

1) First you would translate it to English

+ = have - = owe

ex.

(+4) + (+7)=11

have4 and have7

2) Second you add 4 and 7 and equals to 11

chips:

++++

+++++++

Number line:

Question 2:

(+9) - (+7)=

1) First you subtract 9 and 7 and equals to 2

2) Second you would find all the zero pairs

(+9) - (+7)= +2

have9 remove have7

Chips:

+++++++

+++++++++

Number line:

Question 3:

(+6) + (-8)= (+14)

Have6 and owe8

1) First make make zero for the -8

chips:

--------

+++++++

2) Now you are left with +8 chips now you will add the +8 and +6 equals to +14

++++++

++++++++

Question 4:

(+8) - (-5)=

Have8 remove owe5

1) First make zero for the -5

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+++++

2) Second now subtract +8 and +5and you'll be left with +3

+++++

++++++++

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Good job, you explained everything well and your images explained more about what you're doing and what you're trying to say, maybe add more detail telling us what and why you're doing it so the readers have more understanding.

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