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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

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

 

 

 

 

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