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Adding with Negative Numbers

In this worksheet, students add to negative numbers by moving along a number line.

'Adding 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 -3 + 5 we start at -3 on a number line and count forward 5 to get 2

Number line -3 + 5

So   -3 + 5 = 2

 

 

 

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

Number line -9 + 5

So   -9 + 5 = -4

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