 # Add Positive and Negative Numbers (2)

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

15 + 21 = 36

-15 + -21 = -36

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

25 + -31 = 25 - 31 = -6

25 + -3 = 25 - 3 = 22

Work out:

35 + -4

31

-31

39

-39

Work out:

-5 + -14

19

-11

11

-19

Work out:

-25 + 4

29

-21

21

-29

Work out:

25 + 44

69

-19

19

-69

Work out:

-15 + 44

59

-59

-29

29

Work out:

-15 + -44

-59

59

-29

29

Work out:

-17 + -34

-17

17

-51

51

Work out:

69 + -14

-83

83

-55

55

Work out:

-38 + -100

-138

138

-62

62

Work out:

18 + -100

-82

82

118

-118

• Question 1

Work out:

35 + -4

31
• Question 2

Work out:

-5 + -14

-19
• Question 3

Work out:

-25 + 4

-21
• Question 4

Work out:

25 + 44

69
• Question 5

Work out:

-15 + 44

29
• Question 6

Work out:

-15 + -44

-59
• Question 7

Work out:

-17 + -34

-51
• Question 8

Work out:

69 + -14

55
• Question 9

Work out:

-38 + -100

-138
• Question 10

Work out:

18 + -100

-82
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