In this lesson you will learn to subtract integers by using integer chips. Learn about modeling integers using red and yellow chips. Adding and subtracting integers with modeling can be extremely helpful if you are. Use a model to find -6 - +3. Hands On: Subtract Integers. You can use counters to model subtraction. Step 1 You can use black counters to represent negative.
Improve your math knowledge with free questions in "Add and subtract integers using counters" and thousands of other math skills. Red counters represent negative integers. Step 1: Start with three positive counters. Step 2: Five negative counters are added to the three positive counters.