## What is the ASL sign for math?

To sign Math, form flat ASL letter M sign with both hands. Then pivot them such that the fingertips of both hands face each other. Swing both ‘M’ hands towards each other and have both ‘M’s meet in the middle.

**How do you sign subtract in ASL?**

To sign subtract, hold up your non-dominant palm flat and horizontally (lying on its pinkie finger side) as it is facing you. Then take your dominant hand in the form of a claw, and touch its bent fingertips to the inside of your palm before shifting the claw into a fist as you pull your hand down away from the palm.

**What are the rules of signs in math?**

The Rules:

Rule | Example | |
---|---|---|

+(+) | Two like signs become a positive sign | 3+(+2) = 3 + 2 = 5 |

−(−) | 6−(−3) = 6 + 3 = 9 | |

+(−) | Two unlike signs become a negative sign | 7+(−2) = 7 − 2 = 5 |

−(+) | 8−(+2) = 8 − 2 = 6 |

### How do you sign pity in ASL?

The sign for “sympathy” can be used to mean such things as: sympathize-with, grace, compassion, pity, and (the rather sarcastic) phrase “poor-baby.” In the sign for “sympathy” the handshape is a “5-hand” with the middle finger bent slightly at the large knuckle (but with the middle knuckle and distal knuckle straight.

**What is the negative symbol?**

−

The plus and minus signs, + and −, are mathematical symbols used to represent the notions of positive and negative, respectively. In addition, + represents the operation of addition, which results in a sum, while − represents subtraction, resulting in a difference.

**How do you sign divide in ASL?**

American Sign Language: “divide” The right hand comes down an inch or two and contacts the left hand. Then both hands move downward and to the sides. Notes: The general sign for divide works just fine for math concepts.

## How do you sign the number 2?

The number 2 is signed by holding up your dominant hand in a fist, facing towards you, with your index and middle fingers sticking out. The number 2 looks like the letter V, but this letter has the fist facing out. So to sign the number 2, make sure your fist is facing inward.

**How do you say 27 in ASL?**

The number 27 sign is a compound sign. First, sign the letter L (which stands for the number ‘2’ in ’20’ onwards), then move your hand a short distance sideways and sign number 7.