Remember: use the pieces as you choose to or not.
   Not using the pieces is fine: it means you’ve already built a library of pictures in your mind – OR that you’ve already mastered the concepts and skills of operations with positive and negative numbers.  
   Using the pieces is also fine: it means you’re building up a library of pictures in your mind that will make you better at math.
   Use the pieces – or not – as you see fit. 

Lesson 56.037 Multiply Positive & Negative Numbers 1.1


Followup to Lesson
   Suggestion: watch this video with your parents, and push “pause” when I mention that. So play, pause, discuss, then play again.





56.037 Multiplying Positive & Negative Numbers, 1.1