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Know Your Symbols: + or -?

In this worksheet, students identify the missing symbol (+ or -) in order to arrive at an answer.

'Know Your Symbols: + or -?' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:  Number: Addition and Subtraction

Curriculum subtopic:  Make Mathematical Statements Using +, - and =

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, you must use the correct symbols in a simple equation.

 

Example

Which calculation can you do with these strawberries?

 

What is the missing symbols in place of A and B?

Choose from + - =

 

3 A 3 B 6

 

Answer

A should be +

B should be =

 

3 + 3 = 6

What is the missing symbols in place of A and B?

Choose from + - =

 

8 A 8 B 16

Column A

Column B

A
=
B
+
not used
-

What is the missing symbols in place of A and B?

Choose from + - =

 


 

3 A 3 B 0

Column A

Column B

A
-
B
=
not used
+

What is the missing symbols in place of A and B?

Choose from + - =

 

 

5 A 5 B 10

Column A

Column B

A
=
B
-
not used
+

What is the missing symbols in place of A and B?

Choose from + - =


 

5 A 3 B 2

Column A

Column B

A
=
B
+
not used
-

What is the missing symbols in place of A and B?

Choose from + - =

 


 

5 A 5 B 0

Column A

Column B

A
-
B
=
not used
+

What is the missing symbols in place of A and B?

Choose from + - =

 


 

5 A 3 B 8

Column A

Column B

A
+
B
-
not used
=

What is the missing symbols in place of A and B?

Choose from + - =

  


 

8 A 6 B 2

Column A

Column B

A
+
B
-
not used
=

What is the missing symbols in place of A and B?

Choose from + - =

 


 

3 A 3 B 0

Column A

Column B

A
+
B
=
not used
-

What is the missing symbols in place of A and B?

Choose from + - =

 

 

2 A 2 B 4

Column A

Column B

A
=
B
+
not used
-

What is the missing symbols in place of A and B?

Choose from + - =

 

 

5 A 3 B 2

Column A

Column B

A
=
B
-
not used
+
  • Question 1

What is the missing symbols in place of A and B?

Choose from + - =

 

8 A 8 B 16
CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

A
+
B
=
not used
-
EDDIE SAYS
8 + 8 = 16
  • Question 2

What is the missing symbols in place of A and B?

Choose from + - =

 


 

3 A 3 B 0
CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

A
-
B
=
not used
+
EDDIE SAYS
3 - 3 = 0
  • Question 3

What is the missing symbols in place of A and B?

Choose from + - =

 

 

5 A 5 B 10
CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

A
+
B
=
not used
-
EDDIE SAYS
5 + 5 = 10
  • Question 4

What is the missing symbols in place of A and B?

Choose from + - =


 

5 A 3 B 2
CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

A
-
B
=
not used
+
EDDIE SAYS
5 - 3 = 2
  • Question 5

What is the missing symbols in place of A and B?

Choose from + - =

 


 

5 A 5 B 0
CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

A
-
B
=
not used
+
EDDIE SAYS
5 - 5 = 0
  • Question 6

What is the missing symbols in place of A and B?

Choose from + - =

 


 

5 A 3 B 8
CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

A
+
B
=
not used
-
EDDIE SAYS
5 + 3 = 8
  • Question 7

What is the missing symbols in place of A and B?

Choose from + - =

  


 

8 A 6 B 2
CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

A
-
B
=
not used
+
EDDIE SAYS
8 - 6 = 2
  • Question 8

What is the missing symbols in place of A and B?

Choose from + - =

 


 

3 A 3 B 0
CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

A
-
B
=
not used
+
EDDIE SAYS
3 - 3 = 0
  • Question 9

What is the missing symbols in place of A and B?

Choose from + - =

 

 

2 A 2 B 4
CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

A
+
B
=
not used
-
EDDIE SAYS
2 + 2 = 4
  • Question 10

What is the missing symbols in place of A and B?

Choose from + - =

 

 

5 A 3 B 2

CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

A
-
B
=
not used
+
EDDIE SAYS
5 - 3 = 2
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