  # Add Positive and Negative Numbers

In this worksheet, students will add together positive and negative numbers. Key stage:  KS 3

Curriculum topic:   Number

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Four Operations for All Numbers

Popular topics:   Subtraction worksheets, Addition worksheets

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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

These rules are incredibly important, so make sure that you know them!

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