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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:  

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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 you make as you count in units all the way up to 6.



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?

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?

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?

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?

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?

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?

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?

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?

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?

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?

  • 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?

CORRECT ANSWER
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?

CORRECT ANSWER
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?

CORRECT ANSWER
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?

CORRECT ANSWER
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?

CORRECT ANSWER
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?

CORRECT ANSWER
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?

CORRECT ANSWER
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?

CORRECT ANSWER
11
  • 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?

CORRECT ANSWER
16
  • 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?

CORRECT ANSWER
11
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