# Ch 7: CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Negative Numbers

### About This Chapter

## CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Negative Numbers - Chapter Summary

Let us help you refresh your knowledge of working with negative numbers as you prepare for the CUNY Assessment Test in Math. Our videos offer a chance to renew your understanding of topics including:

- How to order negative numbers on a number line
- Methods of adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing negative numbers
- Ways to use exponents with negative bases

You can watch our lessons on a computer or mobile device whenever your schedule permits. Our study guide includes numerous aids to help with your review, including short quizzes after each lesson and a comprehensive chapter test. You can print out the quiz questions, too, to use for offline study. A timeline with clickable video links makes it easy to jump to specific parts of the lessons that you want to re-visit.

### CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Negative Numbers Chapter Objectives

New students at CUNY schools take the CUNY Assessment Test in Math to determine placement in college math courses. The assessment test contains four sections, and questions on negative numbers are in the numerical skills/pre-algebra section.

The assessment test consists of multiple-choice questions, requiring you to read a question or work a problem and choose the correct answer from several options. The questions on our quizzes are also in this format, so completing them can give you valuable experience. These quizzes also offer a chance to assess your knowledge before test day.

### 1. Introduction to Negative Numbers

Watch this video lesson to see how negative numbers appear on the number line. Learn how they are ordered and how you can easily order a set of negative numbers that are given to you.

### 2. Adding & Subtracting Negative Numbers

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to add and subtract negative numbers with ease. Learn what you need to watch for and what will make your job easier.

### 3. Multiplying & Dividing Negative Numbers

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to multiply and divide negative numbers with ease. Learn what to watch for and how to handle the negative signs so that you get the right answer every time.

### 4. Exponents with Negative Bases

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can use exponents to help you multiply a string of negative numbers. Learn what kinds of negative numbers you can do this with and to write it.

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### Other Chapters

Other chapters within the CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Practice & Study Guide course

- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Basic Arithmetic Operations
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Properties of Numbers
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Number Theory
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Factoring
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Estimating & Rounding
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Whole Numbers
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Integers
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Introduction to Decimals
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Operations with Decimals
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Introduction to Fractions
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Operations with Fractions
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Percents
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Ratios & Proportions
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Averages
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Probability
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Logic
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Matrix Operations & Determinants
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Exponents & Exponential Expressions
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Algebraic Expressions
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Linear Equations
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Inequalities
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Absolute Value
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Quadratic Equations
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Polynomials
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Rational Expressions
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Radical Expressions
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Systems of Equations
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Complex Numbers
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Functions
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Analytical Geometry
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Sequences & Series
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Using Trigonometric Functions
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Trigonometric Graphs
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Solving Trigonometric Equations
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Trigonometric Identities
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math Flashcards