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Subtracting with Negative Numbers

In this worksheet, students subtract from negative numbers by moving along a number line.

'Subtracting with Negative Numbers' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Number and Place Value

Curriculum subtopic:   Interpret Negative Numbers

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Worksheet Overview

To work out 4 - 5 we start at 4 on a number line and count back 5 to get -1

Number line 4 - 5

So   4 - 5 = -1

 

 

 

To work out -4 - 5 we start at -4 on a number line and count back 5 to get -9

Number line -4 - 5

So   -4 - 5 = -9

 

 

 

 

 

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