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Temperature: What’s the Rise and Fall? (1)

In this worksheet, students use a number line to work out by how much a temperature has risen or fallen. This includes negative numbers.

'Temperature: What’s the Rise and Fall? (1)' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Number and Place Value

Curriculum subtopic:   Interpret Negative Numbers

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

This worksheet is about working out by how much the temperature has risen or fallen.

Example

Work out by how much the temperature has risen or fallen.

A temperature rises from -8°C to 6°C.


By how many degrees has it risen? 

 

Answer

It helps to look at the number line.

Start at -8 and count how many moves forward you make all the way up to 6.

Number line

The answer is 14°C.

Work out by how much the temperature has risen or fallen.

A temperature rises from -10°C to 6°C.


By how many degrees has it risen?

Use the number line to help.

 

Number line

Work out by how much the temperature has risen or fallen.

A temperature rises from -6°C to 9°C.


By how many degrees has it risen?

Use the number line to help. 

 

Number line

Work out by how much the temperature has risen or fallen.

A temperature falls from 4°C to -3°C.


By how many degrees has it fallen?

Use the number line to help.

 

Number line

Work out by how much the temperature has risen or fallen.

A temperature rises from -3°C to 8°C.


By how many degrees has it risen?

Use the number line to help.

 

Number line

Work out by how much the temperature has risen or fallen.

A temperature falls from 7°C to -8°C.


By how many degrees has it fallen?

Use the number line to help.

 

Number line

Work out by how much the temperature has risen or fallen.

A temperature falls from 3°C to -9°C.


By how many degrees has it fallen?

Use the number line to help.

 

Number line

Work out by how much the temperature has risen or fallen.

A temperature rises from -5°C to 8°C.


By how many degrees has it risen?

Use the number line to help.

 

Number line

Work out by how much the temperature has risen or fallen.

A temperature rises from -4°C to 7°C.


By how many degrees has it risen?

Use the number line to help.

 

Number line

Work out by how much the temperature has risen or fallen.

A temperature rises from -9°C to 7°C.


By how many degrees has it risen?

Use the number line to help. 

 

Number line

Work out by how much the temperature has risen or fallen.

A temperature falls from 9°C to -2°C.


By how many degrees has it fallen?

Use the number line to help.

 

Number line

  • Question 1

Work out by how much the temperature has risen or fallen.

A temperature rises from -10°C to 6°C.


By how many degrees has it risen?

Use the number line to help.

 

Number line

CORRECT ANSWER
16
EDDIE SAYS
Start at -10 on the number line and move forward to 6. The temperature has risen 16°.
  • Question 2

Work out by how much the temperature has risen or fallen.

A temperature rises from -6°C to 9°C.


By how many degrees has it risen?

Use the number line to help. 

 

Number line

CORRECT ANSWER
15
EDDIE SAYS
Start at -6 on the number line and move forward to 9. The temperature has risen 15°.
  • Question 3

Work out by how much the temperature has risen or fallen.

A temperature falls from 4°C to -3°C.


By how many degrees has it fallen?

Use the number line to help.

 

Number line

CORRECT ANSWER
7
EDDIE SAYS
Start at 4 and move back on the number line to -3. The temperature has fallen 7°.
  • Question 4

Work out by how much the temperature has risen or fallen.

A temperature rises from -3°C to 8°C.


By how many degrees has it risen?

Use the number line to help.

 

Number line

CORRECT ANSWER
11
EDDIE SAYS
Start at -3 and move forward on the number line to 8. The temperature has risen 11°.
  • Question 5

Work out by how much the temperature has risen or fallen.

A temperature falls from 7°C to -8°C.


By how many degrees has it fallen?

Use the number line to help.

 

Number line

CORRECT ANSWER
15
EDDIE SAYS
Start at 7 and move back on the number line to -8. The temperature has fallen 15°.
  • Question 6

Work out by how much the temperature has risen or fallen.

A temperature falls from 3°C to -9°C.


By how many degrees has it fallen?

Use the number line to help.

 

Number line

CORRECT ANSWER
12
EDDIE SAYS
Start at 3 and move back on the number line to -9. The temperature has fallen 12°.
  • Question 7

Work out by how much the temperature has risen or fallen.

A temperature rises from -5°C to 8°C.


By how many degrees has it risen?

Use the number line to help.

 

Number line

CORRECT ANSWER
13
EDDIE SAYS
Start at -5 and move forward on the number line to 8. The temperature has risen 13°.
  • Question 8

Work out by how much the temperature has risen or fallen.

A temperature rises from -4°C to 7°C.


By how many degrees has it risen?

Use the number line to help.

 

Number line

CORRECT ANSWER
11
EDDIE SAYS
Start at -4 and move forward on the number line to 7. The temperature has risen by 11 degrees.
  • Question 9

Work out by how much the temperature has risen or fallen.

A temperature rises from -9°C to 7°C.


By how many degrees has it risen?

Use the number line to help. 

 

Number line

CORRECT ANSWER
16
EDDIE SAYS
Start at -9 and move forward on the number line to 7. The temperature has risen by 16 degrees.
  • Question 10

Work out by how much the temperature has risen or fallen.

A temperature falls from 9°C to -2°C.


By how many degrees has it fallen?

Use the number line to help.

 

Number line

CORRECT ANSWER
11
EDDIE SAYS
Start at 9 and move back on the number line to -2. The temperature has fallen 11°.
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