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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

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.

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