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Add Positive and Negative Numbers (2)

In this worksheet, students add together positive and negative numbers.

'Add Positive and Negative Numbers (2)' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Curriculum topic:  Number

Curriculum subtopic:  Use Four Operations for All Numbers

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

Adding two positive numbers gives a positive answer.

Adding two negative numbers gives a negative answer.

 

Examples

15 + 21 = 36

-15 + -21 = -36

 

Adding a negative number is the same as subtracting the positive.

The answer may be positive or negative depending on the size of the numbers.

 

Examples

25 + -31 = 25 - 31 = -6

25 + -3 = 25 - 3 = 22

 

 

 

 

Work out:

35 + -4

31

-31

39

-39

Work out:

-5 + -14

19

-11

11

-19

Work out:

-25 + 4

29

-21

21

-29

Work out:

25 + 44

69

-19

19

-69

Work out:

-15 + 44

59

-59

-29

29

Work out:

-15 + -44

-59

59

-29

29

Work out:

-17 + -34

-17

17

-51

51

Work out:

69 + -14

-83

83

-55

55

Work out:

-38 + -100

-138

138

-62

62

Work out:

18 + -100

-82

82

118

-118

  • Question 1

Work out:

35 + -4

CORRECT ANSWER
31
  • Question 2

Work out:

-5 + -14

CORRECT ANSWER
-19
  • Question 3

Work out:

-25 + 4

CORRECT ANSWER
-21
  • Question 4

Work out:

25 + 44

CORRECT ANSWER
69
  • Question 5

Work out:

-15 + 44

CORRECT ANSWER
29
  • Question 6

Work out:

-15 + -44

CORRECT ANSWER
-59
  • Question 7

Work out:

-17 + -34

CORRECT ANSWER
-51
  • Question 8

Work out:

69 + -14

CORRECT ANSWER
55
  • Question 9

Work out:

-38 + -100

CORRECT ANSWER
-138
  • Question 10

Work out:

18 + -100

CORRECT ANSWER
-82
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