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Ordering Positive and Negative Numbers

In this worksheet, students increase their skills in ordering positive and negative numbers.

'Ordering Positive and Negative Numbers' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Place Value

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

This worksheet is about ordering positive and negative numbers.

 

Think of a number line.

 

As you move to the left of a horizontal number line, the numbers get smaller.

 

So...

5 > -10

-53 < 53

-53 < -50

 

Example:

Choose < or > to place between these pairs of numbers.

 

201
>
-163

Choose < or >  to place between these pairs of numbers.

 

−375
 
948
<

>

Choose < or > to place between these pairs of numbers.

 

380
 
−299
<

>

Choose < or > to place between these pairs of numbers.

 

−349
 
437
<

>

Choose < or > to place between these pairs of numbers.

 

−14
 
−56
<

>

Choose < or > to place between these pairs of numbers.

 

5
 
204
<

>

Choose < or > to place between these pairs of numbers.

 

432
 
−266
<

>

Choose < or > to place between these pairs of numbers.

 

346
 
340
<

>

Choose < or > to place between these pairs of numbers.

 

-81
 
0
<

>

Choose < or > to place between these pairs of numbers.

 

−365
 
−104
<

>

Choose < or > to place between these pairs of numbers.

 

201
 
-163
<

>

  • Question 1

Choose < or >  to place between these pairs of numbers.

 

−375
 
948
CORRECT ANSWER
<
EDDIE SAYS
The inequality arrow must point at the smaller number
  • Question 2

Choose < or > to place between these pairs of numbers.

 

380
 
−299
CORRECT ANSWER
>
EDDIE SAYS
The inequality arrow must point at the smaller number
  • Question 3

Choose < or > to place between these pairs of numbers.

 

−349
 
437
CORRECT ANSWER
<
EDDIE SAYS
The inequality arrow must point at the smaller number
  • Question 4

Choose < or > to place between these pairs of numbers.

 

−14
 
−56
CORRECT ANSWER
>
EDDIE SAYS
The inequality arrow must point at the smaller number
  • Question 5

Choose < or > to place between these pairs of numbers.

 

5
 
204
CORRECT ANSWER
<
EDDIE SAYS
The inequality arrow must point at the smaller number
  • Question 6

Choose < or > to place between these pairs of numbers.

 

432
 
−266
CORRECT ANSWER
>
EDDIE SAYS
The inequality arrow must point at the smaller number
  • Question 7

Choose < or > to place between these pairs of numbers.

 

346
 
340
CORRECT ANSWER
>
EDDIE SAYS
The inequality arrow must point at the smaller number
  • Question 8

Choose < or > to place between these pairs of numbers.

 

-81
 
0
CORRECT ANSWER
<
EDDIE SAYS
The inequality arrow must point at the smaller number
  • Question 9

Choose < or > to place between these pairs of numbers.

 

−365
 
−104
CORRECT ANSWER
<
EDDIE SAYS
The inequality arrow must point at the smaller number
  • Question 10

Choose < or > to place between these pairs of numbers.

 

201
 
-163
CORRECT ANSWER
>
EDDIE SAYS
The inequality arrow must point at the smaller number
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