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Subtracting From Positive and Negative Numbers

In this worksheet, students subtract numbers from positive and negative numbers.

'Subtracting From Positive and Negative Numbers' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Curriculum topic:  Number

Curriculum subtopic:  Use Four Operations for All Numbers

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

This worksheet is about subtracting something from positive and negative numbers.

 

Examples

 

420 − 421 = -1

 

−160 − 160 =
−320

 

Think of a number line if it helps.  When you subtract, you move to the left to make a number "more negative".

Work out the following.

−11 − 11 =
 

Work out the following.

258 − 258 =
 

Work out the following.

−141 − 141 =
 

Work out the following.

200 − 200 =
 

Work out the following.

287 − 290 =
 

Work out the following.

115 − 150 =
 

Work out the following.

−383 − 383 =
 

Work out the following.

−455 − 455 =
 

Work out the following.

−348 − 348 =
 

Work out the following.

−395 − 395 =
 
  • Question 1

Work out the following.

−11 − 11 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
-22
  • Question 2

Work out the following.

258 − 258 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
0
  • Question 3

Work out the following.

−141 − 141 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
-282
  • Question 4

Work out the following.

200 − 200 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
0
  • Question 5

Work out the following.

287 − 290 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
-3
  • Question 6

Work out the following.

115 − 150 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
-35
  • Question 7

Work out the following.

−383 − 383 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
-766
  • Question 8

Work out the following.

−455 − 455 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
-910
  • Question 9

Work out the following.

−348 − 348 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
-696
  • Question 10

Work out the following.

−395 − 395 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
-790
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