Know Your Symbols: + or -?

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

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Number: Addition and Subtraction

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

Difficulty level:

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

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 B

A
+
B
-
not used
=

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

Choose from + - =

 3 A 3 B 0

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 B

A
-
B
+
not used
=

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

Choose from + - =

 5 A 3 B 2

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 B

A
-
B
+
not used
=

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

Choose from + - =

 5 A 3 B 8

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 B

A
-
B
=
not used
+

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

Choose from + - =

 3 A 3 B 0

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 B

A
=
B
+
not used
-

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

Choose from + - =

 5 A 3 B 2

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Column B

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