 # Add Positive and Negative Numbers (1)

In this worksheet, students add together positive and negative numbers. Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Mixed Problems

Difficulty level:   ### QUESTION 1 of 10

Examples

5 + 11 = 16

-5 + -11 = -16

Adding a negative number is the same as subtracting the positive.

The answer may be positive or negative depending on the size of the numbers.

Examples

5 + -11 = 5 - 11 = -6

5 + -3 = 5 - 3 = 2

Work out:

5 + -4

1

-1

9

-9

Work out:

-5 + -4

1

-1

9

-9

Work out:

-5 + 4

1

-1

9

-9

Work out:

5 + 4

1

-1

9

-9

Work out:

-15 + 4

11

-11

19

-19

Work out:

-15 + -4

11

-11

19

-19

Work out:

-15 + -14

1

-1

29

-29

Work out:

15 + -14

1

-1

29

-29

Work out:

-8 + -10

2

-2

18

-18

Work out:

18 + -10

-8

8

28

-28

• Question 1

Work out:

5 + -4

1
• Question 2

Work out:

-5 + -4

-9
• Question 3

Work out:

-5 + 4

-1
• Question 4

Work out:

5 + 4

9
• Question 5

Work out:

-15 + 4

-11
• Question 6

Work out:

-15 + -4

-19
• Question 7

Work out:

-15 + -14

-29
• Question 8

Work out:

15 + -14

1
• Question 9

Work out:

-8 + -10

-18
• Question 10

Work out:

18 + -10

8
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