Number Line Arithmetic

This virtual manipulative can be used to picture whole number operations: addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, carried out on a number line.

Using this virtual manipulative you may:

View the specified problem

When the virtual manipulative opens, an addition problem is displayed above the number line with an explanation.

Click the Go button to see arcs displayed and animated to represent the operation.

Choose your operation

The buttons below the number line allow you to choose the operation to see: addition, subtraction, multiplication or division.

Get a new problem

Click the New Problem button.