HSE/GED/TASC/HiSET Prep: Math (Unit 3 - Negative Numbers)

The Third Unit to help people pass the High School Equivalency Math test (GED, TASC, HiSET)
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HSE/GED/TASC/HiSET Prep: Math (Unit 3 - Negative Numbers)
Rating: 4.9 out of 5 (86 ratings)
4,269 students
Identify negative number operations
Understand what adding and subtracting negative numbers means
Know how to multiply and divide negative numbers
Solve negative number word problems


  • You will need a video player and either speakers or headphones
  • You may need a printer for the quizzes and worksheets


This is the Third Unit in a series of courses on High School Equivalency Math Prep. The HSE can be obtained by taking the GED, TASC, or HiSET tests depending on the state you live in. All information pertaining to the GED, TASC, HiSET, HSE can be found in the introductory video.

In this course specifically, we will be discussing Negative Numbers. You will use the number line to identify the differences between adding positive numbers, adding negative numbers, subtracting positive numbers, and subtracting negative numbers. You will then take this information and apply it to Word Problems. Finally, you will learn the rules for multiplying and dividing negative numbers.

By the end of the unit, you should feel comfortable with negative number operations - with and without a number line.

Who this course is for:

  • Current HSE students should take the course
  • Current HSE teachers who want additional material should take the course

Course content

7 sections • 8 lectures • 1h 34m total length
  • HSE Prep Course Introduction
  • Unit 3 Overview


Math Teacher
Matthew Gromlich
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I am a High School Math and High School Equivalency teacher in Las Vegas, Nevada. I also teach math and math methods courses at various colleges and universities in the Las Vegas Valley area.

I have degrees in math and science education, and recently obtained my Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction: Mathematics Education from UNLV.