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Negative numbers - taking the lift

Negative numbers - taking the lift

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Key Info
  • Negative numbers - taking the lift
  • Duration: 00:29
  • An introduction to negative numbers illustrated by a lift travelling down past zero at ground level to negative 3 in the basement. The use of negative numbers in a scale or sequence is demonstrated.
  • Subject:



    Number Patterns and Sequences

  • Keywords: negative, number, zero, minus, scale
Ideas for use in class
  • Use this clip to either introduce positive and negative integers or to reinforce the concept.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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